Almost everyone is a pedestrian at some time. Walking is a part of life and pedestrian safety is an issue that effects everyone. Whether walking for fun, for exercise or for transportation, we all can play a role in making our roadways safer. Drivers need to remember that a pedestrian can be encountered even in places where they are not supposed to be. Pedestrians must also be cautious because drivers may not be paying attention or may not see them. Unnecessary injuries and fatalities can occur as a result of inattentiveness or intoxication. Pedestrians who wear bright clothing and make eye contact with drivers walk smarter!
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