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7News Editorial: Sharing the road with walkers and cyclists

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LAWTON, OK (KSWO) –The days are longer and warmer, and that means you’re more likely to come across people walking and riding bikes in the streets.

The increase in foot an bike traffic, there are some safety tips everyone needs to know and Lawton Police Chief James Smith shared them.

“As summertime approaches, people will be our running and biking and there are some safety tips that I think you ought to be aware of. If you’re a walker or runner, you should be moving towards traffic. Another tip, you should make sure that you are wearing highly visible clothing.

Also as a motorist, I’m asking you to share the road. Be aware of the walkers and runners on the roadway,” Chief Smith said.

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