Monthly Archives: July 2018

Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) Program

Cost-effective countermeasures with known safety benefits can help reduce pedestrian fatalities at uncontrolled crossing locations and un-signalized intersections. With over 70% of pedestrian fatalities occurring at uncontrolled crosswalk locations, STEP suggests five countermeasures to increase pedestrian safety: Crosswalk visibility enhancements, raised crosswalks, pedestrian refuge islands, pedestrian hybrid beacons, and road diets.
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AAA Tidewater Virginia Offers Free Child Safety Seat Checks

Parents, grandparents, and anyone else who drives with young children in the car should be able to handle child safety seats properly.  That’s why AAA offers free child safety seat checks, during which trained technicians will make sure your child's car seat is installed safely and correctly.  These seat checks are offered year-round, from 9…
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