Last week I blogged about Beterem, a national child safety organization in Israel, and its successful research-to-action model. As a I traveled about Israel over the past two weeks, I captured some of Israel's road safety work in action as well as daily life unfolding.
Restrained and helmeted child on a bicycle in Tel Aviv, Israel
In many communities there are dedicated bike lanes, separate from the vehicle and from pedestrians, but in areas where this isn't possible, bikes either share the road with pedestrians (as in this street marking) or with the cars:
There is a wide array of very creative and positive billboard signs to promote safety. The campaign from my friends at the Israel National Road Safety Authority has the tagline - "Think Life" (Hoshvim Chaim).
Stay tuned next week for part three of Dr. Winston's blog posts about a recent trip to Israel.