Back to School Safety Information & Tips

Coquitlam

2016-08-22 11:47 PDT

Back to school

Following are some helpful tips for making the 2019/20 school year one to remember for the right reasons.

Road Safety

Did you know…

… five- to nine-year-old pedestrians are more likely to be injured in collisions at mid-block crossings, but to 10- to 14-year-old pedestrians are more likely to be injured at intersections. Link 

…a pedestrian has a 90% chance of surviving a collision if the vehicle is going 30 km/h; those odds drop to only 50% if the vehicle is going 45 km/h. Link

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