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What causes pedestrian injuries in Virginia?

By John Singleton on February 15, 2022

If you are a pedestrian and get struck by a car or truck, with nothing to protect your body, you are vulnerable to serious injuries. Even if you are following all traffic and safety laws, pedestrians can easily be injured or killed by negligent drivers.

Although pedestrians were involved in less than two percent of all traffic accidents in Virginia in a recent year, they made up more than 15% of all traffic fatalities.

So if you’re walking somewhere or just out for a stroll, what should you watch out for, and how can you walk more defensively?

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When do pedestrians have the right of way in Virginia?

By John Singleton on October 20, 2021

A pedestrian in Virginia is anyone on foot, or anyone who is not using a motor vehicle. A person using a skateboard, roller skates, or an e-scooter could be considered a pedestrian.

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