Pedestrians beware: Rise in fatalities linked to factors like time change, distracted driving, smartphone use

At least 45 pedestrians have been fatally struck by motor vehicles so far this year in Connecticut, and the most...

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Op-Ed: Hey, Reporters, Stop Blaming Crashes on the Victims

Researchers find that the framing of articles greatly affects public perceptions of vehicle violence.— Continue Reading

Milford Police Working To Make Pedestrians Safer

MILFORD, CT — The Milford Police Department will be installing new signs that will help ensure the safety of pedestrians...

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US highway deaths fall in 2018 for second straight year

NATIONAL - While traffic deaths continue to decline, pedestrian and bicyclist deaths are rising. Pedestrian deaths rose 3.4%, and the...

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Norwich bike, pedestrian projects included in new regional plan

A new report from the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Government offers ideas to make it easier and safer to get...

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Red Light Running Deaths Hit 10 Year High

More than two people are killed every day on U.S. roads by impatient and reckless drivers blowing through red lights,...

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Walking Towards a Brighter Future: Bridgeport Youth Work to Improve Routes to Schools

BRIDGEPORT - A group of students from Bridgeport Public Schools have come together to make a change in their community,...

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Back to School Road Safety: Tips for Kids at Bus Stops, Drop-Offs and While Walking or Bicycling to Class

It’s back to school time, and that means school buses, crowded drop-offs, and bicycling or walking along busy roads. Motor...

The Pandemic’s Expected Impact on Traffic Crashes

We have no precedent to tell us with certainty how current restrictions, economic changes, and fears of infection associated with...

This Is Every Cyclist Who Was Killed by a Driver in 2020

It hasn’t been this dangerous to ride a bicycle on American roads in three decades. And in the face of...

Darien Coronavirus Update: Police Provide Walking, Cycling Tips

The stay-at-home orders have led to increased pedestrian and cycling traffic on the roads, according to Darien police.

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