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As the temperature rises, walking is a great way to stay active and enjoy the weather. But pedestrian injuries are on the rise with the most common being distracted while walking. Last year alone nearly 6,000 people were struck and killed by a car while walking.
Enjoy your surroundings and put your safety first—and the safety of others. Stop using your phone while walking this not only includes outdoors but indoors too. Over half of distracted walking injuries occur in your own home.
Here are some pedestrian tips you should practice from the National Safety Council.
If you are injured in a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to compensation. The skilled attorneys of Bye, Goff & Rohde will evaluate the facts of your case and help develop a legal strategy that best fits your situation. Call 800-607-3030 or click here to schedule your free consultation today.