According to the National Highway Traffic Association and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety:
- Over 180,000 pedestrians have been killed in motor vehicle accidents between 1975 and 2005.
- On average, a pedestrian is killed in a traffic accident every 111 minutes.
- Pedestrians comprise the second largest category of motor vehicle accident deaths.
- On average, a pedestrian is injured in traffic every 8 minutes.
- When struck by a vehicle, a pedestrian is at risk for countless serious injuries.
It’s amazing to think that with all the risk, there are still thousands killed in pedestrian accidents every year. It’s time to change things.What You Can Do
Helping to reduce pedestrian accidents and fatalities can be easy, but it does take some help on your part as a building manager or community official. By providing better roadway lighting, diagonal parking, reduced speed limits, traffic calming devices, multiway stop signs, and pedestrian signs
, you can help save lives. Take the first step today. Put up a pedestrian sign
near your sidewalk, crossings, and parking lot.Pedestrian Signs Alert Drivers
Designed to keep drivers alert and informed of where pedestrians may be, pedestrian signs
from ParkingSignCorner.com are easy to install on your property yet still deliver that crucial protection. Choose from several pedestrian sign designs
to find the one that’s best for your facility and mount them easily to a wall, sign post, or other area to alert drivers that pedestrian traffic is common and that slowing down is a smart decision.Where Pedestrian Signs Can Be Used
The simple rule is that if you have pedestrian traffic that’s frequent, it’s best to put up a pedestrian sign
. If you own, manage, or help to operate the following facilities, we strongly encourage you to put up the appropriate signage (slow, watch for pedestrians, etc.):
- Municipal parking lots
- Apartment complexes
- Sporting and entertainment venues
- Retail shops
- Gyms and wellness centers
- Shopping malls
- Parking garages
Now these are just some of the businesses that can benefit from having pedestrian signs
up. Remember – if you have pedestrian traffic, you need to have the appropriate signage. Put up yours today and start on the right path to saving lives!