RENO, Nev. (AP) — Campus police are teaming up with students at the University of Nevada, Reno to use red paint and bull horns to alert distracted pedestrians to get off their cell phones and pay attention when crossing the street.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Public safety officials in Nevada are beginning a drive to improve pedestrian safety with chalk silhouettes on roads, reflective bands for people crossing streets, and advisories for motorists.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A national advocacy group is ranking the Las Vegas metropolitan area 21st worst in the nation for dangers to pedestrians, and it puts Nevada 12th on the list as the deadliest state for walkers.
Crossing guards. We see them at intersections near schools, but are there enough of them? And, are drivers paying attention? One man is taking it upon himself to keep kids safe at William V. Wright Elementary. He's a volunteer who works as a crossing guard. He says he feels like he's the only volunteer trying to keep kids safe. Do you see problems around your kid's school? Are children safe when they leave school in the afternoon?