Less Traffic Doesn’t Mean It’s Safer for Walkers or Bikers
Traffic levels right now are the lowest in decades with millions of Americans staying close to home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, more people are walking and biking to get out of the house and take advantage of less congestion. All good, except that some drivers see empty roads and highways as an invitation to speed or drive distracted. Included in this timely newsletter:
- Drivers are more careless than ever. For example, pedestrian fatalities are up and police are issuing more speeding tickets.
- Tips for drivers.
- Tips for pedestrians and bicyclists.