Risks of Jaywalking

by Jared Staver
Improperly crossing the street can result in dire consequences for both pedestrians and drivers. A pedestrian is especially vulnerable in car accidents: a 2014 report of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) indicated they were 8.2 times more likely to be non-fatally injured and 23.7 times more likely to be fatally injured as car occupants.Read the full article