Why do all racial minorities’ children, including African-Americans, account for a disproportionately larger share of car-pedestrian fatalities? Find out what the research says and what you can do about it.
A study published at the National Institute of Mental Health found that in the 4-7 age group, 47% of all car-pedestrian fatalities happened to African-American children.
They also accounted for 37% of pedestrian fatalities in the 8-15 year-old group.
Out of all races, that’s by far the highest rate.
And that same study found children of all non-Caucasian races are more likely to be involved in fatal car-pedestrian accidents than Caucasian children.
Why Do Racial Minorities Get Involved in Fatal Pedestrian Accidents More Frequently?
So, the first question that comes to mind is, “Why does this happen?”
Because when you understand the why, then you can work on what to do about it.
Unfortunately, the study humble acknowledged it did not know exactly why. But it did come […]