USA Today – By Larry Copeland.
The USA is getting riskier for people on foot, and experts aren’t sure why. New data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that pedestrian fatalities rose 4.2% in 2010 over the previous year. The number of pedestrians injured in motor vehicle crashes soared 19%, to 70,000. Experts are puzzled by the increase, which comes as road fatalities in most categories are dropping.
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