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General Safety Tips



PEDESTRIANS

• Be visible. Walk in well-lit areas.
• Wear bright or reflective clothing. Be seen, Be safe.
• Assume drivers do not see you.
• Use a crosswalk. Push the button to activate the walk signal.
• Look left, right and left again before crossing the street.



BICYCLISTS

• Turn on your front white light and red taillight at night. Red reflectors are also required.
• Stay visible. Choose well-lit bicycle routes.
• Wear a helmet always, the brighter the better.
• Bicycles on the road are vehicles.
• Obey all traffic signs, signals, and lane markings.
• Yield to traffic when appropriate. It’s better to be safe than “to be right.”



MOTORISTS

• Be alert! Pedestrians and bicyclists at night are not easily seen.
• Avoid distractions while driving; focus on the road.
• Always stop on red and watch out for pedestrians before making a right turn.
• Bicyclists are legal vehicles, move over when passing
• Slow down! Speed is a major cause of fatal crashes.