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Hit and Run Deaths Are at a Record High

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hit-runThe AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety discovered that at least one hit-and-run accident takes place in the United States every minute. In 2016, there were approximately over 2,000 hit and run related deaths. This is a 60 percent increase from the number of hit and run deaths that occurred in 2009.

Reducing the Risk of Bicyclist or Pedestrian Accidents

Hit and run deaths have been rising since by 7.2 percent since 2009. About 85 percent of those who lost their lives in a hit or run were hit by a bicyclist or pedestrian. Fortunately, there are certain steps you can take to reduce your risk of being involved in a crash with a bicyclist or pedestrian including:

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