The Sturgeon Bay Police Department says motorists & pedestrians both need to be responsible when they encounter one another on city streets. Captain Dan Brinkman says his department has received numerous complaints from pedestrians about drivers ignoring their attempts to cross walkways. Brinkman says, as a result, on Monday, compliance testing was conducted at several crosswalks downtown utilizing a community service officer…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/N1136.mp3|titles=Captain Dan Brinkman]
Captain Brinkman says pedestrians must also be aware of their surroundings…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/N1137.mp3|titles=Captain Dan Brinkman]
Captain Brinkman says both drivers & pedestrians can be at fault when it comes to close encounters between vehicles & pedestrians.