“It`s almost Halloween 2017 and…”

It`s almost Halloween 2017 and according to the National Safety Council — “Children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year, —“, so please be careful and have a happy and safe holiday.  So what`s been happening elsewhere in the world these days concerning pedestrian safety in and out of crosswalks? Let`s take … Continue reading “It`s almost Halloween 2017 and…”

Language is the Key

Crosswalksite. com is proud to announce that from October/2015-December/2015, with a lot of help from WordPress.com, has reached out to 29 countries in the world with questions concerning the pedestrian,safety,crosswalks and laws concerning them. Crosswalksite.com recognizes the fact that language is a key factor in communicating with the world today and that an accurate translation of the questions and concerns is extremely important in our … Continue reading Language is the Key

Suicide Lane? WHAT`S THAT ???

Yeah, it is a nice day out today–the sun is shining, it`s not too cold yet, AND it`s not snowing! Yep, you got dry pavement and clear skies. You step into a marked crosswalk of a two-sided street with a “suicide lanes” in the middle of it http://www.macon-bibb.com/FHR/Suicide-Lane.htm .  .There`s a vehicle on your left that came to a complete stop as you stepped into the crosswalk. Then, … Continue reading Suicide Lane? WHAT`S THAT ???

You`re on your own !

I`ve had some close calls as a pedestrian over the years and have come to realize that just because you have signs,traffic lights, marked crosswalks, safety equipment, and yes, even the police you are never truly safe crossing roads and streets anywhere in the world today.  Check out this link for additional information. There are some stats available for another country in this link. http://www.crosswalksafety.ca/facts/statistics/ What does it all come down … Continue reading You`re on your own !