Dont talk on a cell phone while driving. Try to erase the it-could-never-happen-to.
Adjust your seat mirrors and climate controls before.
How to run safely on the road. Phones detract from your ability to concentrate on the road and increase your chance of a collision by nearly 400. Stop at stop signs and lights. If you must use the phone pull over to a safe well-lit parking lot and place your call there.
Traffic lights robots and other crossings help people cross the road. Promote new technologies that inform road users about driving behavior through apps and other tools. Read more about NHTSAs steering techniques.
Follow speed limits and dont run red lights. To ensure everyone remains safe out on the roads we wanted to share a few of our tips for road running safety. Run on the side that gives oncoming cars on THAT side best visibility of you Run on the side that has a sidewalk or shoulder Run on the side that has an exit a wall cliff or ditch provides an undesireable or NO escape route if you must make a sudden dive to save yourself from being run down.
Run with a dog. The harsh reality is that safety isnt automatic just because you run in a safe neighborhood at home or work. Dont run into the road or play on roads – play in a park field or garden.
Wear bright highly visible clothing preferably with reflective tape or patches. Never try to cross a road until you are told. Linked with insurance policies and risk-based pricing this can be a game-changer.
Wear a helmet on every ride. Obey the rules of the road. And this is just as hazardous as running by ourselves at midnight on a poorly lit street.
Avoid unpopulated areas deserted streets and overgrown trails. Provide shared data-driven knowledge and research to contribute to a better understanding of the causes of road crashes and of safe road behavior. Make a safe driving plan Build time into your trip schedule to stop for food rest breaks phone calls or other business.
Running on the roads requires a particular knowledge and awareness of etiquette and safety rules so. This is to avoid your arms getting in the way of an airbag deploying. Becky Seidel Those of you participating in the Sports Backers Marathon Training Team have just started going on those weekly group runs.
Now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and others recommend you hold your hands lower at 9 and 3 or even 8 and 4. After completing your call you may continue on your way. Tell friends and family of your favorite running routes.
You can help grown ups look and listen for traffic to cross safely. Generally speaking yes it is safer to run when its light out as opposed to when its dark but theres something that happens to most of us during daylightwe feel invincible. Write down or leave word of the direction of your run.