With all the traffic, not to mention all of the visitors who aren't sure where they're going, Tampa can be a scary place for pedestrians.
In her first blog, Lisa Timmer, neighborhood affairs liaison for the Tampa Police Department, offers some practical tips for pedestrians, such as catching the driver's eye and making sure he sees you before crossing the street.
Read more on Timmer's blog on Seminole Heights Patch.
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