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Pedestrian deaths reach 30-year high in 2019


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Honda safety demonstrationPedestrian deaths caused by drivers increased 50% in the past decade, according to a report released last month from the Governors Highway Safety Association. Moreover, the 6,590 pedestrian deaths forecast for 2019 represents a 5% spike from 2018, and is the highest number of deaths in more than 30 years, when there were far fewer passenger...

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Five states accounted for nearly half of all pedestrian fatalities in the first six months of 2019: California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia, and Florida. Warmer states are likely to have more pedestrians. 

The latter 4 states also have a very high percentage of snow birds. Living in FL, I am not surprised. 

Last month, I was almost hit twice in 2 different cross walks (where I had right of way) by the same car, heading into a restaurant.

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