When you are operating a vehicle, you have accepted a heightened responsibility for other people on the road. Safety is a two-way street. Often, pedestrians– especially younger ones– are not where they should be or where you would expect them to be. Remain vigilant at all times. Read these tips to help prevent Auto-Pedestrian Accidents.
Drop the Distraction!
Distracted driving is a leading cause of car accidents in general, and auto-pedestrian accidents are no exception. In the quick moment that you look down to check a text, a person could appear in front of your vehicle. Wait until you get to your destination to take care of texting, emails, eating, etc…