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Pedestrian Safety and the Safe Streets Act of 2014

Over 70,000 pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents each year. Children and the elderly are at the most risk for such injuries.  So while walking is an excellent form of exercise–and an affordable means of transportation–pedestrians are uniquely vulnerable on the road. The Safe Streets Act of 2014 was introduced into the U.S. Senate …

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Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Walking is an important form of transportation for the elderly. It is more affordable than owning a car and provides significant health benefits as a way to ensure regular physical activity. However, older people face several obstacles as pedestrians. Vision and hearing decrease as we age, so older people are more likely to overlook crosswalk …

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