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Category Archives: Pedestrian Accident


Nighttime Pedestrian Injuries and Fatalities: What to Know

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There are many different reasons that Shreveport residents and visitors walk at night, from after-work exercise in their own neighborhoods to transportation. Yet walking after dark can be particularly dangerous when it comes to collisions involving automobiles. Often when pedestrians are injured in collisions with automobiles after dark, those pedestrians are walking from a… Read More »

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New Study Addresses Pedestrian Injuries in Vehicle Crashes Versus Falls

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Pedestrian injuries in Shreveport and throughout Louisiana have multiple causes, but they usually involve collisions or falls. Collisions that harm pedestrians can involve pedestrians being struck by a motor vehicle, a bicyclist, an e-bike rider, or a city bus. While falls do result in a significant number of injuries, a recent study conducted by… Read More »

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School Zone Collisions and Injuries

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Motorists in and around Shreveport have a duty to be responsible drivers and to avoid engaging in dangerous behaviors that could result in serious collisions with pedestrians. To be sure, severe pedestrian crashes and injuries can happen almost anywhere in Shreveport, but these dangers are especially pronounced in school zones. School zones throughout Caddo… Read More »

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Who is Liable for a Pedestrian Injury in Louisiana?

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Pedestrians can be injured in many types of collisions in the Shreveport area, and liability can be difficult to determine with certainty in some injury situations. While negligent motor vehicle drivers might often be at fault for pedestrian injuries, other parties can also be responsible. It is critical to determine liability in a pedestrian… Read More »

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Have You Been In A Pedestrian Accident On Louisiana Roads?

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Whether walking, riding a bicycle, using a skateboard, scooter, or rollerskates, there are certain laws that pedestrians must obey – but vehicle drivers are also required to exercise appropriate care toward pedestrians. If you have been involved in a collision with an automobile as a pedestrian, and you believe that the auto driver was… Read More »

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Are Louisiana Streets Dangerous For Pedestrians?

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Every year, the urban planning think tank Smart Growth America measures the most dangerous metropolitan areas and states for pedestrians in the United States, using a combination of factors like infrastructure (or lack thereof) and number of traffic accidents. In recent years, Louisiana has consistently ranked toward the top, coming in at No. 6… Read More »

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