November is a Dangerous Month for Toronto Pedestrians
November 7, 2014
In Toronto, November is one the most dangerous months for pedestrians – in November of 2013, 9 pedestrians were killed. According to Toronto Police Services, there have been 23 pedestrian deaths so far this year.
Two campaigns have been launched to help curb the damage. The City of Toronto has their Stay Alert / Stay Safe program, with helpful tips for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists.
According to a news release from Toronto Police Services, “All police officers and Parking Enforcement Officers will be paying particular attention to those motorists, cyclists and pedestrians who commit offences in the vicinity of pedestrian crossovers, crosswalks, intersections, school zones (particularly primary schools) and crossing areas frequented by seniors.”
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