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Pedestrian Crashes Among Top Ways Arizonans Die Each Year

By Breyer Law Offices on April 18, 2019

Walking along Arizona streets can be one of the most dangerous things you do, according to recent data released by the state’s Department of Transportation. In fact, being hit by a car is one of the top 20 causes of death for people living in Arizona. It often happens in big cities, and other studies show that cities like Phoenix are slow to remedy this danger. Read the rest »

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Walk to Work Safely!

By Breyer Law Offices on March 26, 2019

On April 1, 2019, swap your loafers for sneakers and participate in Walk to Work Day! What began as a promotion in a magazine in 2004, is now promoted by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The goal of the initiative is to increase awareness about the many benefits of walking. Read the rest »

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High School Student Hit While Crossing Street

By Breyer Law Offices on February 7, 2019

A Glendale student was struck and injured by a car while she was walking to school on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at the intersection of 47th and Northern avenues. She is a student at Apollo High School and was crossing within the crosswalk. It is unclear why the driver didn’t yield to her. Read the rest »

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Tempe Scooter Accidents Are on the Rise

By Breyer Law Offices on January 17, 2019

The number of people who use scooters to get to and from work, school and shopping areas are steadily increasing each day. Scooters are an efficient way to get around town, as they cost less to operate than cars and require less physical exertion than bicycles. More and more people are taking them to work, and more and more students are using them to get to class. Read the rest »

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In the Holiday Rush, Parking Lots Can Be Danger Zones

By Breyer Law Offices on December 11, 2018

Throughout the holiday season, millions of people will be rushing out to buy gifts for their families and friends. Thousands of them will be doing so right here in Phoenix. While the season of giving can be an exciting time, these trips to retail spaces can also be dangerous. Read the rest »

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Joggers and Runners Can Get in Car Accidents Too…

By Breyer Law Offices on September 8, 2018

We at The Husband and Wife Law Team don’t just represent pedestrians and passengers. We represent people who have been hurt while out jogging for exercise or training for their next marathon in Phoenix. While some runners choose to run on trails away from traffic, many put in the miles on the pavement near busy intersections. And when runners are hit by cars, the results can be very serious or even fatal. Read the rest »

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Running with a Stroller? Here Are Tips to Avoid Serious Accidents

By Breyer Law Offices on September 4, 2018

Every morning and throughout the day, thousands of parents and caretakers across Arizona strap their children into strollers, pack a snack and water bottle, and hit the pavement to get some exercise. Running with strollers is a great way to get your kids outside, get some exercise, and spend time together. Read the rest »

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Little-Known Rules of the Road for Pedestrians

By Breyer Law Offices on April 12, 2018

No matter what city you live in, Arizona is a beautiful place to experience on foot. But whether you’re making your way to the nearest hiking trail or you’re just trying to get to work on time, there are rules of the road for pedestrians just as there are for motor vehicles and cyclists. It’s important for pedestrians to review these rules so they can make sure they’re staying within the law. Read the rest »

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A Nationwide Rise in Pedestrian Deaths? Why?

By Breyer Law Offices on February 3, 2018

The United States saw a nationwide rise in pedestrian deaths in 2016.

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), there was an increase of 25% between 2010 and 2015. The report published by GHSA showed that the number of fatalities in the first half of 2016 was 7% higher than reported at the same time in 2015. The GHSA estimated that the total number of pedestrians killed in traffic accidents in 2016 was an 11% increase overall from 2015. Read the rest »

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Hiking in Goodyear, Arizona

By Breyer Law Offices on July 8, 2017

More and more people are taking to the sidewalks and the trails to get healthy, walk dogs, and enjoy time with loved ones in nature. Pedestrians and runners are often out in the early morning hours, and after work as the sun goes down, to beat the heat. Others find time on lunch breaks to take a stroll. Goodyear has plenty of beautiful areas to hike, walk, and run. Many are accessible via parks or a trailhead. These include areas around the Salt River and Estrella Mountains. Read the rest »

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