2021 October is National Pedestrian Safety Month
Whether in a parking lot, crosswalk, or on a road, everyone is a pedestrian. In 2018, there were 6,283 pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the United States, which accounted for 17% of all traffic fatalities in 2018. This equates to a traffic-related pedestrian death every 84 minutes. Use these materials to raise awareness of the…Read more
2021 Tips to Share With Your Community
To stay safe on the roads, pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists need to respect each other. Drivers should look out for pedestrians by avoiding distractions and drive in relation to conditions as well as adhering to speed limits. Pedestrians should: Plan a route with safe crossings Avoid distractions, alcohol and drugs, and be alert Dress to…Read more
SCHOOL STARTS SOON!
Tips for Motorists: Be alert and slow down when driving in neighborhoods with school zones. Watch for children walking, playing or assembling near bus stops. Children arriving late for the bus may dart into the street without looking for traffic. Obey the "flashing signal light system" used for school buses. Yellow flashing lights indicate the…Read more