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More than 800 pedestrians were killed trying to cross a freeway in 2018, which represents a significant increase from a decade earlier, according to new research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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AAA: Pedestrian Detection Systems Are Unreliable

There are nearly 6,000 pedestrian traffic fatalities every year, yet recent testing of pedestrian detection systems found that when encountering a child at 20 mph, a collision occurred 89% of the time, according to AAA.

Fleet Safety's Focus on Policy and Technology

Fleets need to have back up from its organization to instill a profound safety culture. Having full support from the top down will initiate efforts that are aimed at improving driver safety.

Pedestrian Death Toll Highest in 30 Years

An estimated 6,227 pedestrians lost their lives on U.S. roads in 2018, which was a 4% increase over 2017 and the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in nearly three decades.