NTSB Issues Recommendations for Pedestrian SafetyThe National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued new pedestrian safety recommendations for vehicles. After a two year investigation on pedestrian safety, the agency presented 11 recommendations. Most of the...

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Desert Hot Springs Improves Pedestrian Safety MeasuresChanges will be made to boost pedestrian safety on a dangerous stretch of road in Desert Hot Springs. The city will install 24 new street lights along Palm Drive between...

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Safety Tips for Pedestrian Safety MonthAs vehicles become safer and technology continues to improve, our roads are hopefully on their way to become safer. Unfortunately, this has not been the case for pedestrians in recent...

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This Year’s Coachella Valley Pedestrian Deaths Nearing 2017 NumberThe Coachella Valley is just one pedestrian fatality away from reaching the number of pedestrian deaths that occurred in all of 2017. On August 30, an Indio pedestrian was fatally...

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Are Right Turns on Red Dangerous for Pedestrians and Bicyclists?In the U.S., drivers are used to being able to make a right hand turn at a red light. In every city except for New York City, this is a...

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Can Quiet Vehicle Sounder Make Electric Cars Safer for Pedestrians?Electric and hybrid vehicles have several advantages, from saving on gas to helping the environment. One disadvantage of these vehicles, though, is how quiet they are at lower speeds. When...

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SUVs Increasingly Involved in Fatal Pedestrian AccidentsA new study reveals an increase in fatal pedestrian crashes caused by SUVs. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the number of pedestrian fatalities involving SUVs increased by 81%...

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Could Pedestrian Friendly Road Laws Reduce Fatalities?Pedestrian deaths have become a major cause for concern in the U.S., as they have continued to rise in recent years. Could pedestrian friendly road design help solve the problem?...

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Could Vehicle Design Regulations Improve Pedestrian Safety?Pedestrian deaths in the U.S. have risen at a shocking rate over the past few years. In fact, nearly 6,000 pedestrians died on American roads last year. The problem extends...

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Pedestrian Safety Improvements for Desert Hot SpringsDesert Hot Springs city officials have committed to improving pedestrian safety at key intersections in the city. They plan to install crosswalks and traffic signals to help keep pedestrians safe...

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GM Patents Pedestrian AirbagGM has received a patent for an external airbag to protect pedestrians in a crash. The design is a pedestrian airbag mounted in a fender region adjacent to the vehicle’s...

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Smart Crosswalk Created to Improve Pedestrian SafetyThe world’s first “smart crosswalk” has been developed by London-based technology company Umbrellium. The crosswalk is called the Starling Crossing, which roughly stands for Stigmergic Adaptive Responsive Learning. The crosswalk...

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Are Distracted Walking Injuries on the Rise?In recent years, distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of accidents; however, distracted walking is another safety issue that has been gaining attention. Pedestrians distracted by their...

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Safety Grant Will Fund Improvements to South Palm Canyon DriveA Palm Springs traffic safety grant could help make South Palm Canyon Drive safer for pedestrians. Last week, a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a vehicle...

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Is Distraction Responsible for Spike in Pedestrian Deaths?Distraction is a significant contributor to the increase in pedestrian deaths nationwide. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, the U.S. has experienced an 11% increase in pedestrian fatalities from...

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The Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) is getting close to breaking ground on the CV Link, a path that proponents hope will help reduce pedestrian and bicycle accidents in...

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