Author: Attorney Elizabeth M. Allen
The weather is warming up and more of us are taking to the streets to get some exercise. Jogging and running are great workouts, but it is important to remember that as a pedestrian, you bear primary responsibility for your own safety. It's important to stay aware and alert to hazards when you go for a jog.
Pay attention and keep your mind on the most important thing you're doing: sharing the roadway or sidewalk with other people, vehicles, or animals. This advice may sound simple enough. Yet, how often do you see runners and joggers traveling along the roads listening to ipods and radios, or talking on cell phones? It's true that these activities may make the run less solitary…