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20% of People Killed in Traffic in Massachusetts in 2023 Were Pedestrians Copy

20% of People Killed in Traffic in Massachusetts in 2023 Were Pedestrians In 2023, 346 people died in motor vehicle accidents in Massachusetts. That number includes 69 pedestrians. Though pedestrian fatalities decreased somewhat compared with 2022, the longer-term trend has been more stable. The average number of pedestrian fatalities per year across the most recent …

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Why are Traffic Fatalities So High?

Why are Traffic Fatalities So High? Preliminary data suggests that traffic deaths in the United States dropped slightly in 2022 versus 2021. But, both numbers and rates remain high compared with prior years. That’s bad news, but standing alone it’s not especially useful. Solving the problem on a larger scale and individual steps to protect …

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Massachusetts Pedestrian Fatalities Surged in 2022

Massachusetts Pedestrian Fatalities Surged in 2022 Aside from a blip during the first year of the pandemic, Massachusetts pedestrian fatalities have been relatively stable since 2015–until recently.  According to a recent report from WalkBoston, pedestrian deaths took a significant leap in 2022. Specifically, pedestrian deaths in the state increased by more than 30% year over …

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Traffic May Be the Scariest Thing About Halloween

Traffic May Be the Scariest Thing About Halloween Halloween is meant to be scary– haunted houses, ghosts and goblins, creepy decorations, ghost stories and more give the night an eerie feel. But, most of us realize that the traditional “dangers” of Halloween aren’t real. What you may not know is that drivers and pedestrians – …

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