Guidelines for Drivers

Always:

  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Stop for pedestrians at crosswalks
  • Slow down and obey the speed limitThe probability of a pedestrian surviving a crash decreases exponentially as the speed of the vehicle increases.As your speed increases your field of vision shrinks. Driving slower is the easiest way to prevent crashes.
  • Stop at stop signs and look
  • When turning, yield to people walking and biking
  • Be careful when passing buses or stopped vehicles
  • Look for bikers before opening your door
  • Allow at least 3 feet when passing bikers
  • Come to a full stop for a blind pedestrian with a cane or guide dog
  • Drive with headlights on at night
  • Be cautious when backing out of driveways and leaving parking spots

Don’t:

  • Don’t drive while using a mobile device
  • Don’t honk, yell at, or crowd bikers
  • Don’t wear earphones in both ears

 

 

AT&T and Werner Herzog team up to highlight the dangers of texting and driving.

From One Second To The Next  a film by Werner Herzog and AT&T