Drive Safely Near Pedestrians This Holiday Season

Make a Holiday Safety Plan Next time you stop at an intersection, check. Check in front of your vehicle, side to side, then behind. Expect to see pedestrians. Unless it’s winter and you are driving at night in Massachusetts. Then it becomes more difficult to see, raising the risk for pedestrian injuries at night. You may…

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Massachusetts House and Senate Send Governor Long-Awaited Bill to Protect Vulnerable Road Users

At long last, the Massachusetts House and Senate have now sent Gov. Charlie Baker a bill to protect vulnerable road users. One of the bill’s proponents announced the news on his blog, saying the legislation follows 10 years of collaboration among lawmakers and road safety advocates. We encourage readers to call the governor’s office and…

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After Boston Construction Accidents, a Spotlight on Safety for Workers and Pedestrians

Boston has seen a number of workers injured and killed in construction accidents and falls since March. The spotlight is now on workplace safety, but construction accidents – especially those involving multi-story buildings – can also endanger pedestrians, cyclists and drivers at street level. We have seen these dangers before in Boston. In July 2019,…

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