Comment 56642

By wait a minute (anonymous) | Posted January 17, 2011 at 11:50:35

http://www.police.lasalle.on.ca/safety_tips.htm
Walking:
Be alert and aware at all times of your surroundings and the people around you.
Avoid walking alone at night unless absolutely necessary
Carry a fully charged cell phone.
Make eye contact with other people, If a stranger approaches you on the trail system and begins to harass you, do not responded them- instead continue walking.
Avoid potentially dangerous situations.
If you feel threatened or harassed utilize your cell phone and leave the trail system for populated areas.
Vary your daily routine
Carry a whistle.
Wear visible clothing;
A safety vest purchased at a local hardware store can increase your visibility dramatically and prove useful when walking at night.

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