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Make eye contact with a driver or pedestrian and say mahalo before crossing the street.
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Many of Colorado's safest and most experienced drivers benefit from information that helps them adjust to an evolving array of changes in car technologies, roadway designs, traffic laws and rules, and also in themselves. Many of these Baby Boomers have no plans to retire their freedom and independence by giving up the wheel of their car anytime soon.
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Did you know that pedestrian fatalities account for more than half of all fatal traffic collisions in Los Angeles? AARP in Los Angeles, as part of the Los Angeles (L.A.) Vision Zero Alliance, is working to end all traffic fatalities and serious injuries by the year 2025 and we would like your input
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City streets aren’t just for cars. Bicyclists, bus riders and pedestrians of all ages, abilities and speeds are on the roads and sidewalks—and AARP Louisiana is working to make sure these thoroughfares are safe for everyone.
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Heavy traffic and high speeds make pedestrian travel risky business—and road design is largely to blame, according to “Dangerous by Design 2014,” a report from Smart Growth America’s National Complete Streets Coalition.
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Columbia, South Carolina – South Carolina is among the most dangerous states in the nation for pedestrians, ranking 4th nationally with a Pedestrian Danger Index (PDI) of  110.39 according to a new report released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America. Between 2003 and 2012, 1,020 people were killed while walking in South Carolina, representing 10.7% of the 9,546 traffic-related fatalities in the state during this period.
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Automated Traffic Enforcement – a.k.a. traffic cameras – is a tool used by the Metropolitan Police Department to enforce traffic violations.  The post that follows was provided to AARP DC by the DC Bicycle Advisory Council and Marlene Berlin, pedestrian advocate.  Last year, AARP DC participated in a task force, led by Councilmembers Wells and Cheh, that explored ways to a safety-based system of automated traffic enforcement.   
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AARP Driver Safety is celebrating Older Americans Month by offering a $5 online course to AARP members and non-members from May 1 through May 31, 2013. The course normally costs $15.95 for AARP members and $19.95 for nonmembers.
George Coleman, AARP Driver Safety Coordinator for Tennessee
Looking for a new New Year’s resolution? How about resolving to improve a critical skill – your driving?
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