Come here often? Make your homepage » close


Your XFINITY Connect session has timed out due to inactivity. Click here to go back close

24/7 Wall St.: The Most Dangerous States for Pedestrians

8. Georgia

Pedestrian fatalities per 100,000 people: 1.73
Total pedestrian fatalities: 168
Total traffic fatalities: 1,244
Pct. of people who walk to work: 1.54% (3rd lowest)

When it comes to pedestrian safety, Georgia has been getting much worse. In 2008, there were 1.51 pedestrian deaths for 100,000 people in the state, which was the 18th-highest rate in the country. The state’s rank worsened by five spots in 2009, when 1.53 pedestrians died out of 100,000 people. In 2010, the state once again jumped five spots to be the eighth-worst state for pedestrian safety. Georgia’s Walk Score is 35.47, the ninth worst in the country. Only 1.54% of Georgians said they walked to work, the third lowest in the country.

(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

More From 24/7 Wall St.:
The Most Dangerous States to Drive In
America’s Most (and Least) Livable States
Nine Great American Companies That Will Never Recover

The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

Ad Info - Ad Feedback