Study: SUVs, pickups hit pedestrians more often than cars do


Number of pedestrian deaths in the U. S. the study by the insurance institute for highway safety suggests those wider pillars that support the roof structure make it harder for drivers to spot people walking near the corner of their vehicle especially if an SUV or truck is turning Consumer Reports also finds high hoods obstruct driver views of pedestrians crossing in front of the vehicles and even away from intersections pickups are eighty percent more likely than cars to hit a pedestrian on the road S. U. V.'s are sixty one percent more likely more than sixty five hundred pedestrians were killed in the U. S. in twenty twenty a jump of fifty nine percent from a decade earlier I'm

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