Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36Be Safe, Be Aware WHENYOUWALK: ALWAYS LOOK ➤ Never follow people walking in front of you without looking first. ➤ Always look both ways, even if you have a walk signal, even on one-way streets. ➤ Make eye contact with drivers and bikers to make sure they see you. ➤ Judge speed: knowing if a driver or cyclist is slowing down helps you know if it is safe to cross. WHENYOUBIKE: THINK AHEAD ➤ Expect people to forget to use turn signals, and prepare by slowing down or riding in the center of the lane instead of passing on the side. ➤ Drivers have blind spots. If you can’t see them, they can’t see you. ➤ Always know what vehicles and terrain are around you. Knowing how much space you have is im- portant when you have to avoid something in the road. ➤ If you need to use the sidewalk, ride slowly and yield to pedestrians. WHENYOUDRIVE: NEVER ASSUME ➤ Never assume you can turn safely. Always look for people walking, biking and driving. ➤ Always look in your side AND rear mirrors before changing lanes or turning. ➤ Look ahead. Have awareness of what is happening two to three blocks ahead. ➤ Slow down. Speed makes mistakes more dangerous. And Trust Your Instincts! People make mistakes. Being aware when you travel will help keep you and others safe when mistakes happen. Whether you walk, bike, ride the bus or drive a car, one of the most important things you can do is to pay attention! Here are some tips to stay focused and safe. And finally, if something feels uncomfortable, trust your instincts! UrbanStreets Seattle | 9 BE Safe SEATTLE sp16 SWFIN.indd 3 7/28/16 2:21 PM