International Walk to School Day
This morning @[69070753011:274:Safe Kids Greater Dayton], Dayton Children’s Hospital, @[150993094945648:274:FedEx] volunteers and community leaders from East End Community Services joined together to walk with children at Ruskin PreK-8 to advocate for safer walking environments for school children.
Every day, 44 children are hit by a car in the United States. That’s 16,000 children hit by cars every year. According to the World Health Organization, road traffic injuries are the second-leading cause of death among children ages 5 to 14 worldwide. Safe Kids Greater Dayton and FedEx are working together to raise awareness, promote pedestrian safety, create safer routes for walking and bicycling to school.