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According to a US DOT study, the most dangerous area for walking or biking fatalities and serious injuries is MID-BLOCK (outside an intersection), where drivers may be less alert to the presence of pedestrians and bicyclists. In 2012, 60% of bicyclist deaths and 70% of pedestrian deaths occurred outside of the intersection. This is why Jay-Walking is so dangerous and why it is important for adults to set a good example and model appropriate crossing behaviors. "Do as I do"...not "Do as I say...and don't look when I jay-walk". ...

9 hours ago