Posts tagged pedestrian safety
What Victims of Hit and Run Should Know

Accidents can happen – anytime, anywhere. It can happen when you’re driving or even when you’re not. This is why it’s important to always be alert when doing anything – especially when crossing the road. If you ever find yourself a victim of a hit-and-run, or if you know someone who is a victim, here are some things that are essential for you to know.

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Pedestrian Rights: Know the Facts

As of January 1, 2016, all drivers – cyclists included – must stop and yield the whole roadway at school crossings, pedestrian crossovers, and other locations where there are crossing guards. These new rules, however, do not apply to pedestrian crosswalks at intersections with traffic signals or stop signs, unless a school crossing guard is present. Drivers and cyclists can proceed only when pedestrians and school crossing guards have crossed safely and are on the sidewalk.

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