Do you think wearing white at night is the right choice? I did, but then again I also thought I was being clever in guessing there were 4 runners. Ah no. This video from ReFlex Safety cleverly tackles nighttime visibility of pedestrians.
According to the National Safety Council, “Drivers moving at just 30mph [50km/hr] may travel a distance over 500 ft before they are able to properly maneuver their cars in response to an obstacle.”
“On average, a pedestrian is killed in a traffic crash every 113 minutes and one is injured in a traffic crash every 8 minutes,” according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
On Dec. 4, 2012, CBC News reported that every year in BC about 15,000 children between 5 and 18 are involved in crashes – Anti-speeding campaign targets school zones