The head of the section said that they are calling for Men, women and the elderly do not walk the streets alone states that these people must always accompany and supervised by a responsible adult, taking into account that children and elderly adults are absent same reflexes and ability to move as adults or teenagers.
The Secretary of Transit spoke
Mayid Gene, Secretary of Transit in Cúcuta expressed concern that pedestrians continue to be the second most affected road actor on the roads after motorcyclists. He revealed that they have already presented 2 to 5 accidents with weekly pedestrians of ‘Pearl of the North’.
In the same way, he invited car drivers to stop street corners without a traffic light that’s why pedestrians there is a safe sector for commute.
“The accidents of transit in Colombia is the leading cause of mortality among children in early childhood and minors, so the invitation for let’s take care please parents to look for their children in schools, sometimes they do not know the rules of the road or the safe places to pass, which cause accidents said the secretary.
The official strongly invites the drivers slow down when they see pedestrians crossing the street, even if it is not in authorized areas.
“We will not only reveal the physical integrity of that person but Let’s also consider the legal hassles where they may be involved in this situation, which may be processes judicial, removal of the vehicle and custody of the same” commented Gene.
The authorities of city transportation They said that they will continue the prevention operations to avoid a further increase in those accident rate in Cúcuta.