Neighborhood Safety “Rules of the Road”:
We have had some close calls in our neighborhood lately. We want to ensure that everyone stays safe as the weather warms up and more people are out walking in the early mornings and evenings when it is harder to see you. PLUS…let’s help out some of our newer drivers in the neighborhood by making it easy for them to see you.
BY: Chuck Richards
￼Please follow the "Rules of the Road' for Pedestrians
1. Always Walk Facing Traffic (left side of road). It's very
dangerous to have your back to oncoming traffic as you cannot
see a vehicle coming to get out of the way quickly, if needed. It
may be also be difficult to hard to hear a vehicle coming,
especially if ear buds are worn.
2. At dawn, dusk and after dark, please Wear light-colored or
have reflective clothing to be seen by drivers. This also applies
to your special dark-colored pets - make sure they are not too
far into the street and possibly have a reflective collar.
3. Carry a flash light or wear a headlamp during dawn, dusk and
During these difficult times of day for motorists to see pedestrians
clearly, there have been some near misses when dark clothing is worn
and walking with traffic (right side of road). This applies even when
you are only out to quickly walk the dog.
It only takes a few seconds for accidents to happen. Please follow
these rules to make your walk enjoyable for yourself as well as the