Did You Know This is the Deadliest Time of Year for Pedestrians?

Data from previous years shows a consistent spike in the number of pedestrian injuries and deaths on NYC streets around the time Daylight Savings Time ends. 

“Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg said severe and fatal injuries for pedestrians climb 40 percent in the late afternoon and early evening hours from November through March. Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg said severe and fatal injuries for pedestrians climb 40 percent in the late afternoon and early evening hours from November through March.” – NewYork CBS Local

The city has been and will continue to implement safety upgrades and policies to help prevent pedestrian injuries. Upgrades include: new, brighter LED street lighting and increased police presence.

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a pedestrian knockdown contact us today.