1474

CRASHES

180

SERIOUS INJURIES

64

FATALITIES

CRASHES, SERIOUS INJURIES AND FATALITIES INVOLVING PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS ON CONNECTICUT ROADWAYS SO FAR IN 2023.

SAFETY TIPS

For Pedestrians

Watch for cars backing up in parking lots and driveways.

For Drivers

You may cross the center line to pass a cyclist if it’s safe.

For Bicyclists

Always ride on the right in the direction of traffic.

LAWS

For Pedestrians

State law requires pedestrians walking along the road to use sidewalks when available.

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For Drivers

Pedestrians have the right of way in marked and unmarked crosswalks, meaning cars must yield for pedestrians, wherever they are in the crosswalk

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For Bicyclists

Bicyclists can ride on sidewalks and in crosswalks but when doing so have the same responsibilities and rights as pedestrians.

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