Walking Safety Tips

Last week I talked about walking more to reduce our transportations costs. I thought that it would be helpful to review a few tips on how to walk safely. Here are some I found:

  • Find a partner: besides the company, it provides encouragement and makes for a safer experience.
  • If you must walk alone make sure you walk by populated areas.
  • If you walk often make sure you change your route often too.
  • Walk facing the traffic that way you can see what’s coming to you.
  • Don’t always assume the driver knows the pedestrian has the right of way so beware.
  • Watch were you are walking. You don’t want to trip and hurt yourself.
  • Consider carrying pepper spray, a walking stick and cell phone and always carry ID.
  • Leave your jewelry at home. You don’t want to attract unwanted attention.

I hope this helps you have a safer walking experience.

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