How to Stay Safe as a Pedestrian
While we use many different types of vehicles for transportation, most people use their feet at some point. As pedestrians, people are vulnerable to collisions with vehicles. And in 2018, the numbers report a 3% increase in pedestrian deaths, totaling over 6,000 deaths. Meanwhile, data shows that in 2017, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in traffic crashes.
These pedestrian fatalities remind us why it’s important to practice certain safety tips to increase protection when navigating around the community sidewalks and streets.