Newnan and Other Georgia Cities Pushing for Pedestrian Safety Programs

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As previously reported, the NHTSA has revealed safety statistics which showed an uptick in pedestrian-related crashes and fatalities.  One of the states that really felt the impact was Georgia, which faced a 13% increase in pedestrian deaths from 2001 to 2010.  Many communities in the state have attempted to push forward pedestrian safety programs, but they have largely failed to gain traction. The city of Newnan has been trying for about a year.  An editorial says it’s up to walkers and and drivers alike to improve upon current trends.

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