Presentation on theme: "Transportation Tuesday TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY Everyone is a pedestrian! You may spend most of your waking hours behind the wheel, but everyone ends up."— Presentation transcript:
Transportation Tuesday TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY Everyone is a pedestrian! You may spend most of your waking hours behind the wheel, but everyone ends up on foot occasionally. Be considerate to pedestrian, next time it may be your turn to be one.
Transportation Tuesday Here are some reminders about pedestrian safety on the street! Be aware of your surroundings and alert to hazards when walking in or near any traffic areas. Know and obey traffic controls, signs and signals. Use you sense of hearing too. Listen to backup alarms- but do not rely on them! Stand on the curb while waiting to cross. Do not stand on the road way.
Transportation Tuesday Here are some more tips to remember! Cross the street at marked crosswalks. It is unwise to cross between intersections. Do not stop out from between parked cars. Drivers may fail to see you! Trust yourself and not the driver. Don’t count on cars stopping for you at the last moment. Where there is no sidewalk, walk facing the traffic.
Transportation Tuesday How about at night? … Danger is greatly increased! So, here are some reminders for pedestrian safety at night: Wear light colored reflective clothing when walking at night – this improves visibility! Use great caution when at the side of the road for vehicle repair or flat tire Wearing black is “cool” but, attractive colours are safe at night!
Transportation Tuesday Beware when it’s dark! Study said nearly quarter of drivers involved in pedestrian deaths hear the impact before the saw the pedestrian. It really helps to be cautious at all times! If we can Drive Safely, We can also ‘Walk’ safely
Transportation Tuesday Pedestrians are everywhere,they could be walking at the city streets, parks, malls or they could be working along the streets!