Beverly Hills PD Gives Advice for Pedestrian Safety Month
Posted Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 7:24 pm
By Samuel Braslow
In observance of Pedestrian Safety Month, the Beverly Hills Police Department is joining with law enforcement agencies across the country in launching an educational campaign designed to teach the public safety best-practices for walking and driving. This comes amid two trends: a rise in interest in outdoor activities amid COVID-19 restrictions, and a sharp rise in pedestrian fatalities both locally and nationally.
“More people are out walking, exercising, and doing what they can to spend a little time outdoors after spending so much time staying at home,” Beverly Hills Police Department Police Chief Dominick Rivetti said in a statement. “Looking out for one another is the least we can do during these difficult times.”
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