Pedestrian Safety Info & Tips

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Did you know…

…according to ICBC, distraction, failure to yield the right of way and weather are the top three contributing factors in crashes involving pedestrians.

…ICBC stats show that in B.C., on average, 58 pedestrians are killed and 2,400 injured in crashes every year.

…according to the group Community Against Preventable Injuries, not following traffic signals accounts for nearly 42 per cent of pedestrian injuries. Just like distracted driving, if you’re texting and walking (wexting) you aren’t paying attention to the road.

The good news is, by following our tips you can greatly reduce your chances of becoming one of these statistics.

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