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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, center, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Administrator (NHTSA) David Strickland, left. stand with students wearing crossing guard belts during a news conference outside the Transportation Department in Washington, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Drunk walking leads to pedestrian fatalities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as drinking and driving can be deadly, so can drinking and walking. Over a third of the pedestrians killed in 2011 had blood alcohol levels above the legal limit for driving, […]

08/05/2013

Police: Dog puts car into drive, injures man

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a dog that was left in an unattended vehicle knocked it into gear and the car struck a pedestrian.

03/27/2013

Ford Focus charging

Government to require electric cars to make noise

DETROIT (AP) – The government wants all electric and hybrid vehicles to make some noise when traveling under 18 miles per hour so pedestrians can hear them coming.

01/07/2013

NYC crosswalks urge pedestrians to LOOK!

NEW YORK (AP) – At bustling intersections where fast-walking, rapid-texting New Yorkers come together with cars, cabs, carriage horses and daredevil bicycle messengers, the city is trying to slip in an emphatic message: LOOK! That […]

09/21/2012

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