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Pedestrian Safety: Use the Crosswalk (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Sgt. Scott Scarff of the Gaithersburg Police Department reminds pedestrians to use caution and the crosswalk when crossing the street.

According to Scarff, on average every year in Maryland, 100 pedestrians are killed and more than 2,300 are injured as a result of collisions with motor vehicles.

Other pedestrian safety tips:
–Cross the street at marked crosswalks and intersections.
–Watch for turning vehicles. Before crossing, look left, right, then left again.
–Use pedestrian push buttons.
–Begin crossing the street on the “walk” signal.
–Stay visible after dark and in bad weather.
–Watch out for trucks and buses backing out of parking spaces and driveways.

Pedestrian Safety: Use the Crosswalk (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Sgt. Scott Scarff of the Gaithersburg Police Department reminds pedestrians to use caution and the crosswalk when crossing the street. According to Scarff, on average every year in Maryland, 100 pedestrians are killed and more than 2,300 are injured as a result of collisions with motor vehicles. Other pedestrian safety […]

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Girl Scouts Team Up with Police to Promote Crosswalk Use (VIDEO)

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As part of their Bronze Award project, Girl Scout Troop 274 juniors are educating residents in their community about the importance of pedestrian safety. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Other pedestrian safety tips: –Cross the street at marked crosswalks and intersections. –Watch for turning vehicles. Before crossing, look left, right, then left again. –Use pedestrian push […]

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Girl Scouts Promote Crosswalk Use Along Route 355 in Gaithersburg

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The Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 274 teamed up with Gaithersburg Police on June 7th to promote pedestrian safety alongside Route 355 at Summit Avenue. The troop members are working to complete their Bronze Award project by “promoting crosswalk use.” “We applaud the Girl Scouts of Troop 274 for their willingness to help us in […]

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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