In crowded New Jersey cities these days, many commuters choose walking over driving. Not only is walking a great way to save money, but it is also very healthy. Also, traffic jams and congested roadways can be avoided by walking instead of driving. Unfortunately, walking along congested city streets is often fraught with risk. Recent statistics say that pedestrian accidents are on the rise across the state.
These days, just going out for a stroll can be a dangerous activity. The chances of accidents occurring increase drastically as roads become more crowded and congested in the state of New Jersey. The constant flow of traffic on today's roadways can present dangers to both pedestrians and drivers. With vehicles and pedestrians in such close proximity, accidents are almost inevitable. Recently, a pedestrian accident in Jersey City left two teenage boys dead and a community in mourning.
For many New Jersey residents, walking is not only an economical source of transportation, but also very healthy and a great way to stay in shape. These days, pedestrians face many dangers that are lurking on and around crowded roadways. Drivers are subjected to an abundance of distractions that can take focus off of the road. Distracted and/or impaired drivers endanger the lives of all those around them, especially pedestrians. According to recent statistics, a pedestrian dies as a result of being struck by a vehicle every 1.6 hours.
For many New Jersey citizens, walking and biking are great sources of recreation and also a more economical means of transportation. As roadways become more and more crowded across the state, greater numbers of pedestrians and bicyclists are sharing crowded streets with motorists. Although vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians often share these roadways without incident, there will always be a risk for accidents. Because pedestrians and bicyclists are fully exposed to the elements, any pedestrian accident can easily be fatal. Recently, an accident in Riverdale left a bicyclist dead and a motorist behind bars.
With New Jersey cities thriving these days, vehicles and pedestrians are often in very close proximity. Walking along crowded roadways can be very risky, and with populations steadily increasing, more and more pedestrians are put in harm's way. A recent pedestrian accident in Newton left one person injured a motorist facing charges.
Like driving, walking along roadways these days can be a risky endeavour. In crowded New Jersey cities, walking is a main source of transportation for a lot of people. As populations increase, more and more pedestrians are put in harm's way as they attempt to navigate busy streets. With so many pedestrians and vehicles in the same vicinity, accidents are almost inevitable. One such pedestrian accident recently claimed the life of a Passaic man.
Every driver in New Jersey should understand the dangers of driving and texting. Texting is among the most distracting behaviors in which a person can engage behind the wheel, as it engages a person’s hands, eyes and attention. Still, we see people all across the state using their phones while driving.