Arizona is the Most Dangerous State for Pedestrians. Here’s Why

The reasons people move to Arizona: blue skies, fantastic weather, and beautiful scenery, are also why it’s the most dangerous state in the country for pedestrians.  Arizona has the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation and is widely recognized as one of the most dangerous states to travel on foot. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation 2022 Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report, there were 302 pedestrian fatalities during 2022, which reflected an increase of over 16 percent.  On a per-capita basis, Arizona has 4.17 pedestrian deaths per every 100,000 Arizonans, w