Pedestrian fatalities have been rising every year for the last 10 years. Why? Do smartphones have anything to do with it? What about legalized marijuana? Maybe it’s the type of car you’re driving.

In the spirit of Pedestrian Safety Month, we speak with Wes Guckert, Founder and CEO of The Traffic Group, about what is causing all these pedestrian fatalities, who is getting hit, and what cities have been doing and can start doing to reduce the number of deaths.

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