Monthly Safety - Driving
August is Traffic Awareness Month. As school begins, there will be more traffic in neighborhoods and communities. Here are some safety reminders for staff.
When Out Walking With Members:
- Be aware of traffic and use sidewalks
- Use the crosswalk to cross the street
- Watch where you are walking - put your cell phone away
- Be aware of curbs, cracks in the sidewalk, uneven walkways or other obstacles that could be a tripping hazard for members
If you are driving:
- Ensure members are wearing their seatbelts and, if applicable, all tie downs and safety harnesses for wheelchairs
- Do not use your cell phone while driving.
- Obey all traffic laws and speed limits
- Be aware of weather conditions if traveling a distance