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Pedestrian fatalities reduces in the UAE, but is still high

http://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/pedestrian-deaths-fall-9-in-uae-but-still-higher-than-in-the-west Last year, pedestrian deaths in the UAE declined 9 per cent to 1,209 from 1,328 in 2011, said the Ministry of Interior. Abdullilah Zineddin, a road-safety specialist in Abu Dhabi, said pedestrian fatalities in the UAE and in the GCC accounted for almost one third of roadway-related deaths. “This number is significantly higher than… Read More ›

Reduced daylight, greater risk for pedestrians

http://news.ca.msn.com/local/toronto/less-daylight-more-risk-for-pedestrians-drivers Published on 3 Novemebr 2013 Police say that both pedestrians and drivers should take extra care in the days ahead, as they adjust to evening darkness arriving sooner than they are currently used to. As of Monday morning, Toronto police will be conducting a six-day pedestrian safety blitz, zeroing in people who are committing… Read More ›

Pedestrian and motorists get signs to watch out for each other in Singapore

http://www.stcars.sg/guides-articles/motoring-news/look-signs-get-pedestrians-to-keep-an-eye-out-for-traffic/a/121152 If you see a pair of eyes on the road, do not be alarmed. The new road markings, which spell out the word “look”, come courtesy of the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to remind pedestrians at zebra crossings to look out for oncoming vehicles . The LTA said it will be progressively adding more of the… Read More ›

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