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SAFETY: Too many runners are hard to see

Letter by Darlene Mae Cooper, University Place on Feb. 2, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 3 Comments »
February 2, 2012 12:33 pm

Several times as I am driving home in the dark, I have noticed runners dressed in dark clothing. I could hardly make them out and think to myself, “What if they get hit?”

I do notice people running with fluorescent green jackets on that can be easily seen. Some have an orange or green strip across the back of their jacket. More often then not I see a lot more people – kids and adults – out in dark clothing.

It would be easier for us drivers and safer for the runners to wear something that could be seen easier in the dark of night.

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