Skills for Pedestrians

Skills for Pedestrians

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May 29, 2013
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  1. Skills for Pedestrians

  2. Brought to you by

  3. Walkers Need to Know ‣What are the situations that increase

    the chances of being hit by a car ‣How we can control those situations
  4. What Situations ‣Intersections ‣Backing Vehicles ‣Drivers not seeing you ‣Too

    much trust in the system
  5. Intersections What: Turning vehicles

  6. Intersections What: When stepping off the curb

  7. Intersections What: Visual screens

  8. Backing Vehicles What: Parking lots

  9. Backing Vehicles What: Crossing behind parked cars

  10. Moving Vehicles What: Driveways

  11. Moving Vehicles What: Distraction, low lighting

  12. Too Much Trust in the System What: Take control

  13. Too Much Trust in the System What: Take control

  14. What Should The Pedestrians Do?

  15. What Should The Pedestrians Do?

  16. What Should The Pedestrians Do?

  17. What Should The Pedestrians Do?

  18. What Should The Pedestrians Do?

  19. What Should The Pedestrians Do?

  20. What Should The Pedestrians Do?

  21. What Should The Pedestrians Do?

  22. How Many Pedestrians Do You See?

  23. How Many Pedestrians Do You See?

  24. Recalling the Basics ‣Before crossing, look left, right, left and

    all around for cars ‣Walk on the sidewalk ‣When there’s no sidewalk, walk facing traffic
  25. Notice Things Others Can Fix ‣Speeding drivers - Police ‣Drivers

    failing to yield - Police ‣Signal timing - Transportation Engineers ‣Sidewalk broken or blocked - Public Works ‣Need for sidewalks - City Council, City Manager
  26. Selecting the Best Routes ‣Places to walk ‣Places to cross

    the street ‣Conveniences ‣Personal safety
  27. Summary ‣Be alert at intersections ‣Watch for backing vehicles ‣Be

    seen ‣Double check the system ‣Choose carefully where you walk ‣Report issues you encounter
  28. Questions? Please visit shareandbeaware.org for more information.

  29. Thank you