Pedestrian-Auto Accidents are all too common and all too avoidable. Generally, when a person is struck by a vehicle while walking the results are more likely to be serious if not fatal. There are many causes of these types of accidents, and with more emphasis on awareness we can avoid these tragedies.
Drop the Distraction!
Distracted driving is a leading cause of car accidents in general, and auto-pedestrian accidents are no exception. In the quick moment that you look down to check a text, a person could appear in front of your vehicle. Wait until you get to your destination to take care of texting, emails, eating, etc…
Never Drive Under the Influence
Alcohol and drugs impair your reaction time, reflexes, decision-making skills and overall cognitive functions. Getting behind the wheel while impaired puts everyone in danger.