Pedestrian Safety Is A Lifesaving Lesson [Infographic]

Most parents do a pretty good job teaching their kids about safety, but when it comes to pedestrian safety there are just too many rules for most people to remember.  As a result, 44 kids on average are hit by cars in America every day.  Teaching kids to look both ways before crossing the street is pretty common, but there are many more important rules for pedestrian safety that aren’t being taught.

For starters, it’s important to teach kids to cross only at crosswalks.  This provides better visibility for anyone who might be coming down a side street as well as better predictability for drivers who know that pedestrians are likely to cross in crosswalks.  It’s also very important to teach kids to be aware of their surroundings when they are walking.  Put the phone away and take out those headphones and pay attention!  For more about important pedestrian safety rules, check out this interactive infographic!

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Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2018. Follow Brian Wallace on LinkedIn as well as Twitter.

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