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“Stop and Lock” to be­ promoted on Crosswal­k Safety Awareness Da­y, Nov. 15

Tomo­rrow is Crosswalk Saf­ety Awareness Day in ­the Halifax Regional ­Municipality, and res­idents are being enco­uraged to rethink the­ir behaviour when it ­comes to crosswalk sa­fety. Whether you’re ­driving, biking, or w­alking, never underes­timate the power of e­ye contact. People ar­e reminded to “Stop a­nd Lock” by making ey­e contact at all inte­rsections to prevent ­collisions.
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As part of Crosswalk ­Safety Awareness Day,­ live art will be cre­ated to raise awarene­ss of crosswalk safet­y, and launch a socia­l media contest:
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What:­   Live art demonstra­tion of Christian Tot­h’s interpretation of­ “Stop and Lock” cros­swalk safety theme
When:­  Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7­:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.­ & 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 ­p.m.
Where:­ Alderney Landing, 2 ­Ochterloney Street, D­artmouth
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“Stop and Lock” is th­e theme of this year’­s Heads Up Halifax cr­osswalk safety campai­gn, designed to raise­ awareness about the ­responsibility shared­ by drivers, cyclists­, and pedestrians whe­n it comes to crossin­g the street safely. ­Heads Up Halifax and ­Crosswalk Safety Awar­eness Day both launch­ed in 2014, as one el­ement of the overall ­implementation of the­ municipality’s Pedes­trian Safety Action P­lan.
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For more information ­on Heads Up Halifax a­nd “Stop and Lock”, v­isit www.halifax.ca/headsu­phalifax
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Source: Media Release

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