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Maglite and First Responders Children’s Foundation (FRCF) Partner to Promote Traffic and Pedestrian Safety

ONTARIO, Calif., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maglite and First Responders Children’s Foundation (FRCF) are joining together to support traffic and pedestrian safety during the deadliest days of the year. According to the Pedestrian Safety Institute, July is the deadliest month of the year for traffic related fatalities including those of pedestrians. The days surrounding July 4th are particularly dangerous.

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund and MAGLITE Partner with Pedestrian Safety Institute to Promote National Traffic Safety Awareness Month

ONTARIO, Calif., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Mag Instrument, U.S. Manufacturer of the iconic MAGLITE flashlight, have partnered with the Pedestrian Safety Institute (PSI) to drive awareness of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrian and traffic fatalities in the Month of July.

The Deadliest Week of the Year for Pedestrian Injuries and Deaths is the First Week of July and Cost Approximately $63.8B Last Year

ONTARIO, Calif., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A just released research paper, by noted economist and author Jay Prag of the Drucker School, finds that the cost of pedestrian injuries and deaths from accidents cost the United States economy more than $60 billion in 2018 alone. According to the research, sponsored by Maglite, the vast majority of accidents and the highest percentage of deaths.