“Go Slow Watch the Road” public safety campaign
The Greater Eureka Area Traffic Safety Task Force invites you to pick up a free yard sign and take part in the ongoing “Go Slow Watch the Road” public safety campaign. You may have noticed the pair of eyes watching you from the trees outside the County Courthouse or noticed the black and yellow yard signs around the County. The signs are part of a public education campaign launched in response to the traffic safety crisis in the area, with the message that safe road use is a shared effort between all users. Please do your part by slowing down, and watching the road. Humboldt County has the dubious distinction of ranking number 1 out of all 58 California counties for traffic collisions involving pedestrians and has fatal collision rates double the national average and nearly triple those of California.
There is still time to pick up a “Go Slow” yard sign, and there are plenty to go around. Pick up a few for your neighbors! More signs visible on the street means more drivers seeing the message to “Go Slow, Watch the Road,” which can make a meaningful difference to slow traffic speeds on our roads. Signs are available for pickup at the City of Eureka at the front desk, 531 K Street or call 707-441-4200, or email Mayor Susan Seaman at [email protected] to make arrangements for a sign.