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2018 John T. Hanna Awards accepting submissions

The JOHN T. HANNA AWARDSRecognizing Traffic Safety Excellence in Hampton Roads August 20, 2018   John T. Hanna Award Submission Period Opens In 1991, Concerned Citizens Advocating Traffic Safety (the previous name of Drive Safe HR) instituted the JOHN T. HANNA AWARDS. Named after Virginia’s “Father of Transportation Safety”, these awards honor those who share Mr.…
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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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