Pedestrian Safety


Walking Routes

Quickly find point-to-point walking routes by using the Campus Map feature on the UGA app. 

Download the UGA App here.

The images displaying walking maps on the UGA app.

 


Be Aware of Your Surroundings

Looking down to read a text or listening to music through ear buds creates distractions and presents a safety hazard. Keep your head up by putting down your phone and taking out your earbuds when walking. 

Safety Tips:

Stick to designated walkways whenever possible
In 2017, 73% of pedestrian fatalities did not occur at an intersection 

Stay visible when walking at night
In 2017, 75% of pedestrian fatalities occurred in the dark 

Avoid walking near traffic when under the influence of alcohol
36% of pedestrians killed in traffic fatalities in 2017 had a blood alcohol concentration of at least .01


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