distracted walking

Play It Safe When Walking

For any walking event, safety is the No. 1 priority.  It is very important to pay attention to what is going on around us anytime we are walking. Distracted walking incidents are on the rise. According to a Governors Highway Safety Association report, there were nearly 6,000 pedestrian fatalities in 2017. All age groups are vulnerable, but pedestrian-vehicle …

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Heads Up – Cross Safely

Gregory Nadeau with the U.S. Department of Transportation pointed out in “Seven Ideas for Safer Streets in 2017” that the majority of pedestrian deaths occur at uncontrolled crossing locations such as mid-block intersections or intersections without signals.  You can reduce costs at your workplace by diving into  The Problem of Distracted Walking. A couple of …

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