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Parking Lot Safety - Traffic Safety Warehouse Library & Resources
The National Safety Council reports that over 500 deaths and 60,000 injuries occur in parking lots and that number is on the rise. They cited the primary reason as the increase in mobile devices by both pedestrians and drivers. According to a poll from the National Security Council*, respondents said they would do the following while driving their car through a parking lot: Program GPS – 63% Send or receive emails – 50% Use social media – 52% Take photos or watch videos – 49% Use a smartwatch – 43% Surf the Internet – 43% Video chat – 42% View the CBS video below to see the full story. Parking Lot Safety Tips Put your phone away and no earbuds. …