Posts tagged awareness
How to be Safe This Halloween

The spookiest time of year is almost upon us - Halloween. The costumes and candy can bring out the kid in all of us, but it’s important to be safer than ever with the influx of kids walking in our neighbourhoods. Whether you’ll be accompanying your kids this Halloween or driving during trick-or-treat hours, you need to be aware of safe pedestrian practices. The three most common factors in any pedestrian accident are visibility, distractions, and vehicle speed.

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How reduce traffic fatalities?

The Nova Scotia government is considering a long-term plan to twin a number of highways in the province in order to make them safer, according to CBC News. While no definite plans have yet been put into place, the government says it is considering tolls as a way of funding highway twinning in the future. A number of highways in Nova Scotia, notably Highway 103, have been the scenes of deadly car collisions in recent years. The plan to twin some highways comes just months after federal figures showed that Nova Scotia has the second- highest traffic mortality rate in the country.

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