Pedestrian Traffic Deaths Declined in 2023 but Remain Above Pre-Pandemic Levels


Pedestrian traffic fatalities in the U.S. totaled 7,318 people in 2023, according to preliminary data released June 26 by the Governors Highway Safety Association, representing a 5.4% decline from the prior year. While noted as “welcome news” by GHSA, last year’s total is 14.1% above the pre-pandemic level in 2019. Pedestrian deaths are increasing faster than overall traffic fatalities, the GHSA said in its report.

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Story by Dan Zukowski
July 1, 2024

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