It turns out I am very lucky to be alive. I've spent way too much time in two of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities for Pedestrians.
I grew up in the Roadkill Capital of Orlando, and now I live in #7, Greensboro.
Rankings according to the Surface Transportation Policy Project (linked here at Atlantic Monthly. Some other cool stuff on this page, so scroll.)
Surprise: the safest city? Boston.