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Think Two Steps Ahead: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

Post Date:09/05/2019

The Torrance Police Department is working with law enforcement agencies across the state to promote safe behaviors that allow drivers and those on foot to get where they need to go safely.

September is Pedestrian Safety Month, and California continues to see more and more pedestrians getting injured or killed on roads. In 2016, 867 pedestrians were killed and more than 14,000 injured in California alone. A report released earlier this year by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) projected that more than 6,200 pedestrians were killed in the United States last year, the highest number since 1990. So far this year three pedestrians have been killed and twenty-five injured in crashes in the City of Torrance. To view full press release, access link.

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