NJ Seniors: be even more careful when crossing the street!

August 31st, 2012 1 Comment


New Jersey’s older adults should be extra cautious when crossing the street, as senior pedestrian death rates are on the rise. This, despite a law that went into effect in April 2010, requiring vehicles to come to a complete stop for pedestrians at a crosswalk, and remain stopped until the person reaches the opposite sidewalk. Fatality rates are higher in more urban parts of NJ. As seniors age, they are naturally slower walkers as they cross the street and they may become victims of drivers who are in a rush or aren’t paying attention. For more, read http://bit.ly/Ns8hKk



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