Friday, April 8, 2016
Cost of pedestrian collisions too high to ignore, say Calgary police
City officials estimate the financial effect of life-altering pedestrian collisions and fatalities could be $120 million annually. The department recently adopted a societal cost formula from a 2010 Capital Region Intersection Safety Partnership that factors costs associated with emergency services and medical treatment, legal fees and funerals, travel delay and productivity lost at work. It also measured the monetary cost of pain, suffering and lost quality of life. Read more.