Friday, May 31, 2013

Youth Pedestrian Safety: The Neighborhood

Nothing brings more assurance to the heart of a parent than their young child coming to a halt at a curb, looking both ways, and then safely crossing the street. What a well-trained child! Your 5-year-old may have the fear of speedy cars ingrained in them, but what about your tweens and teens? Surprisingly, a striking amount of pedestrian accidents involve youth pedestrians. They may have obeyed crosswalks at 5 but our adolescent walkers have more distractions now then ever...

Want to know more about the dangers that face our teen and tween pedestrians? I bet you do! Read more here!

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