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By Jose A. Alvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office 

County gets grant for bicycle/pedestrian safety education


Last updated 11/24/2018 at 10:26am

Bicycle and pedestrian deaths account for 29 percent of all roadway deaths in California.

Making sure that people who use local roadways to walk or ride their bikes are safe is the focus of a new safety education program the County of San Diego's Health and Human Services Agency will be launching.

A $75,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will fund the year-long program that includes a variety of educational activities like bike safety rodeos, classroom presentations and community events aimed at teaching youth and adults about traffic rules, rights and responsibilities as a pedestrian and bicyclist. The safety campaign aligns with Live Well San Diego, t...

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