Pedestrians face a higher risk
at signalized intersections

Whether driving or walking, stay alert at intersections

 

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    89% of pedestrian collisions are at signalized intersections

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    56% of pedestrians who are hit by vehicles have the right of way

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    1 in 3 pedestrian collisions are caused by a turning vehicle

Before you drive or walk through a crosswalk, do the Extra Sec Check.

Before you enter the crosswalk,
do the Extra Sec Check.

step one

Take an extra second to check the traffic signals

step two

Look left, right and straight ahead to make sure the way is clear

step three

Give everyone a safe journey - including you

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Ready to take charge?

Become a safe crosswalks ambassador

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Pedestrians

I pledge to do the Extra Sec Check and give everyone a safe journey. We all share @RegionWaterloo roads. Let’s get there safely together. #SafeRoadsWR

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