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Craig Allred (far right) with FHWA leads a field review as part of the Road Safety Audit workshop

What the heck is a Road Safety Audit?

A Road Safety Audit is done for one reason:  because a safety problem is suspected and it needs to be fixed. Recently I attended a 2 day workshop on conducting Road Safety Audits (RSAs) taught by Craig Allred, an expert with the Federal Highway Administration.  An RSA is different from a traditional Traffic Safety Review, because […]

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Bike Dangers

Safe Streets curriculum training

Last month, on request from the South Carolina Safe Routes to School regional coordinators, we trained 4 of their staff in the use of PCC’s bike safety education curriculum for schools.  Through the generous sponsorship of Bikelaw, we developed two curriculums for our Safe Streets Save Lives bike safety education program. The 1st curriculum – […]

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Nanney Town Hall

A Town Hall & Reactive Advocacy

I attended one Town Hall and a few speaking events in the past few months, all in response to H.4923, the “bike liability bill” proposed by Representative Nanney in March 2013.  This bill died and we’re better for it.  However, Wendy Nanney and all of her constituents are our neighbors and we need to remember […]

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