WalkSmartNC By The Numbers 0 Accidents Involving Pedestrians Each year an average of 2,400 pedestrians are injured by a motor vehicle in North Carolina, including an average of more than 200 pedestrian fatalities. 0% Chance of Survival A pedestrian struck by a vehicle at 40 mph has just a 15 percent chance to survive. Driving slower in high foot-traffic areas helps reduce the chances of survival if a pedestrian is struck. 0 Accidents Caused By Cell Phone Usage More than 1.6 million accidents each year are attributed to a driver's use of a cell phone. This is dangerous to both motorists and pedestrians, particularly in high foot-traffic areas. About WalkSmartNC Learn about the WalkSmartNC initiative and read about our mission. Stay safe, and remember to Walk Smart! Tips for Pedestrians and Motorists Pedestrian safety is important! Learn more about how to keep yourself safe, whether you're walking or behind the wheel. Media Toolkit Looking for resources to help spread the message? Download social media graphics, print materials, and more from our media toolkit. Resources Discover additional resources to educate yourself and your community about pedestrian safety. Facts and Figures Find facts and figures about pedestrian safety. Do you know as much as you think? City of Raleigh Citizen Service Request Use this tool to report a potential hazard in the City of Raleigh. Downtown Raleigh Pedestrian Safety Study Read the Downtown Raleigh Pedestrian Safety Study, which helped build the foundation for WalkSmartNC. Contact Us Have questions? Contact us for more information.