Washington — More pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities occurred in 2016 than in any other year over the past quarter century, and the rate of such deaths is growing rapidly, a recent report from the League of American Bicyclists shows.
Itasca, IL — Seventy-one percent of U.S. drivers take photos or videos when they see an emergency vehicle on the side of the road responding to a fire or a crash, and 16% of these drivers struck or nearly struck a first responder or the emergency vehicle, according to the results of a survey released April 3 by the National Safety Council and the Emergency Responder Safety Institute.
Bethesda, MD — All-terrain vehicle-related deaths involving kids younger than 16 accounted for more than 1 in 5 of the 15,000-plus ATV-related deaths recorded between 1982 and 2017 in the United States, according to a recent Consumer Product Safety Commission report.
Los Angeles — More than three-quarters of people injured riding standing electric scooters – commonly called “e-scooters” – are hurt as a result of a fall, results of a recent study from the University of California, Los Angeles suggest.
Blacksburg, VA — Nearly half of parents who use ride-share vehicles with their kids don’t bring – or use – appropriate child safety seats, according to new research from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.