Disclosure / Disclaimer: I received info on this app free of charge,from Pedsafe, for review purposes on this blog. No other compensation, monetary or in kind, has been received or implied for this post. Nor was I told how to post about it
And speaking of walking....
Do you ever walk at night? With your family?
Planning a vacation that will require you to be walking at night?
A simple solution is literally at hand!
The app was designed by a Former Fire Chief and a Former Public Works Supervisor, who experienced first hand the results of drivers treating people on foot as if they were not there."About every eight minutes, a person gets hit by a car in the US,” said Dan Voreyer, former Fire Chief for the City of San Bruno, CA, and PedSafe co-founder. "We knew we could help,” said Larr Smurthwaite, former Public Works Supervisor for the City of San Bruno, CA, and PedSafe co-founder. "Maybe not save everybody, but certainly provide a way to make pedestrians more visible. "We took the idea behind crosswalk safety lights and put into everyone's hands, in a smartphone app." says Dan.
Check out how well it works:
The PedSafe app downloads super quickly and is easy to turn on/off, with one touch of the screen. No matter what language you speak, the app is self explanatory and easy to use- which also means kids can use it as well as seniors! And you can use it world wide, so it can always go wherever your cell phone goes, and it's a lot safer and easier to carry than a bulky flashlight!