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Vision Zero Accident Data is In, and It Isn’t Good

Two reports were recently delivered to Austin city officials regarding Vision Zero. Vision Zero is a plan to eliminate all traffic deaths and serious accidents by 2025. The reports, the Vision Zero Report Card and Annual Report, explain what steps the city is implementing to reduce accidents. But unfortunately, the recent numbers indicate that the program is not working as…
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Are Drunk Pedestrians Safe in Austin?

A man fell while crossing South First Street at night and was killed in a pedestrian accident last month. As it turns out, the pedestrian was likely under the influence of alcohol while he was crossing the street. According to the police report, the drunk pedestrian fell down twice in the middle of the road before the driver struck him….
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What Injured Two Brothers One Mile and One Week Apart?

Earlier this month, a man was walking in the crosswalk at Seventh Street and Comal Street when a drunk driver hit him and sent him 20 feet into the air. The pedestrian sustained a traumatic brain injury and fractures across the side of his body. His devastated family visited him every day in the hospital, including his brother who also…
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