WalkSmartNC Your Safety is Our #1 Priority! 0 Collisions Involving Pedestrians Each year in North Carolina, motor vehicles injure on average 2,030 pedestrians, including 251 fatalities. 2020 NCDMV data 0% Chance of Severe Injury or Death A pedestrian struck by a vehicle traveling 40 mph has a 73 percent chance of suffering severe injury or death. Driving slower saves lives. NHTSA 0 People Killed By Distracted Drivers In 2020, U.S. motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers killed 3,142 people. NHTSA Take the Pledge! Take the WalkSmartNC Pledge to “walk smart” and “drive smart”! 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 2019 Downtown Raleigh Pedestrian Safety Study, which helped build the foundation for WalkSmartNC. Contact Us Have questions? Contact us for more information. WalkSmartNC Pedestrian Safety Training Part 1: Pedestrian Safety Basics This training addresses common pedestrian safety issues and where to find resources and other information to connect with WalkSmartNC and other initiatives Part 2: Pedestrian Safety Basics This training addresses how North Carolina is improving pedestrian safety, what state employees can do to improve conditions for walking, and where to find resources and other information to connect with WalkSmartNC and other initiatives.