10 Most Dangerous States for Pedestrians (2022 Study)

In the 10 most dangerous states for pedestrians, the pedestrian death rate is 41% more than the national average. The total number of pedestrian deaths in those 10 states is 3,094. Two regions of the country are overwhelmingly represented with the most dangerous states — the South and the West.

UPDATED: Oct 20, 2022Fact Checked

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Chris Tepedino is a feature writer that has written extensively about car insurance for numerous websites. He has a college degree in communication from the University of Tennessee and has experience reporting, researching investigative pieces, and crafting detailed, data-driven features. His works have been featured on CB Blog Nation, Flow Words, Healing Law, WIBW Kansas, and Cinncinati.com. H...

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Joel Ohman is the CEO of a private equity backed digital media company. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, author, angel investor, and serial entrepreneur who loves creating new things, whether books or businesses. He has also previously served as the founder and resident CFP® of a national insurance agency, Real Time Health Quotes. He has an MBA from the University of South Florida. Jo...

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UPDATED: Oct 20, 2022

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