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Traffic Safety


Distractions


  • Reading maps, books, newspapers, etc.

  • Radio, tapes, CD’s.

  • Cell phones, iPods, text messaging.

  • Makeup, shaving, other types of personal grooming.

  • Eating, drinking all types of beverages.

  • Reaching into the glove compartment or on the floor or back seat.


Bike Safety


  • Wear your helmet. Use knee, wrist and ankle pads to prevent injuries.

  • Make sure your shoelaces are tied so they dont get caught in your wheels or chains.

  • Wear bright and reflective clothing so you are easliy seen.

  • Stop, Look and Listen for traffic.

  • Ride safe and be safe.


Driving Tips


  • Obey speed limits.

  • Always use a seat belt.

  • Use mirrors to expand your vision.

  • Look for and obey traffic signs.

  • Signal before turning.

  • Stay alertt.

  • Plan ahead.

  • Don't tailgate.

  • Yield the right of wayt.

  • Limit your driving.

Traffic Programs


  • Alcohol/Drug Education

  • Car Seat Technician Program

  • Defensive Driving Program 8-hrs

  • Drowsy Driving

  • Highway/Roadway Construction Education for Drivers

  • Inattentive Driving Program

  • Motorcycle Safety

  • Nighttime Driving/Headlights Safety

  • Parking Lot Safety

  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

  • Railroad Safety

  • Red Light Running Education Program

  • Reduce Aggressive Driving

  • Reducing Injuries during Crashes by Education



  • School Bus Safety

  • School Crossing Guard Education

  • Seat belt Safety

  • Skateboard and RollerBlade Education

  • Special Programs for the Handicap

  • Speed Limit Education

  • Take the Hard Look- Intersection Safety

  • Teen Driver Education

  • Traffic Markings Education

  • Traffic Signal & Signs Education

  • Walking to School