New Year’s Day the Most Dangerous of Year for Pedestrians

Public service announcement: According to a study flagged by the Washington Post, more pedestrian deaths occur on New Year’s Day than any other time of the year. Half of those, no surprise, occur between midnight and 6 A.M. Philly would seem to be at a slightly higher risk: Most cities don’t have giant, day-long street parades the entire town comes out to watch. [Wonkblog]