Meet Graham. A product of the latest road-safety campaign by Australia’s Transport Accident Commission dubbed Toward Zero.
Pedestrians have rights. It has long been demonstrated in case law that drivers are required to exercise a higher degree of caution when pedestrians are crossing roadways, or are proceeding alongside them.
The number of pedestrian deaths in Toronto has gone up 15% over the past five years. Statistics also indicate that as a matter of fault, drivers are often responsible for 50- 60% of fatalities whereas pedestrians are responsible 25- 30% of the time. In this article some safety tips from Grillo Barristers Lawyers.
The beautiful weather encourages to enjoy the great outdoors, it is important to be mindful of the dangers posed to pedestrians and cyclists. Lawyers advise.