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Pedestrians safety

pedestrians safety

Traffic accidents are a major cause of injuries and deaths in most countries. Who is to blame in a traffic accident? Traffic accidents can be caused by either pedestrians or drivers, but it is not important who is to blame, the most important is to take precautions, because this is the only way to avoid traffic accidents. A large number of pedestrians are killed in traffic accident every year, some of the most important causes are:
  • Visibility, many drivers and pedestrian do not realized they will have an accident until it is too late.

  • Rules for pedestrians, breach of the rules by pedestrians contributes to traffic accidents.

  • Alcohol, this slows our reflexes and reaction times down. This is the principal cause of traffic accidents in most countries.

  • Age, young children and adult over 60 years of age are at higher risk to have accidents.
Personal Safety of Pedestrians:
  • Always walk on the sidewalk.

  • Be careful when crossing the track.

  • Always be alert to traffic signals.

  • Do not walk under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

  • Cross when traffic has come to a complete stop.
These are only some of the most important tips for pedestrians. If we follow the advice, we will have fewer possibilities to have an accident.