Signs for PEDESTRIAN

Meaning: a person walking or traveling on foot.


Related signs: WALK.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Deaf Culture

From a Deaf perspective, a driver would appreciate it every time when a pedestrian stops or slows down and looks at the driver before crossing the road.

When eyes lock, it's safer to walk
Photo (2017) by Jolanta Lapiak.

When I saw an ad on the city bus one morning on my way to work, I was ecstatic. Yes, right on! Yes, pedestrian safety is a shared responsibility!

Some pet peeves are 1) a bicycle rider rushes across the pedestrian road without stopping nor even slowing down (in fact, it's illegal to ride on the bicycle across the pedestrian); 2) a pedestrian walks across the road, ticking on smartphone without looking or checking first.

Never know when a driver lost conscious at the moment or when a car slips on icy road. "Pedestrian safety is a shared responsibility."

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