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Safety on the roads needs to be taken more seriously [Editorial]

It would be easy to be dismissive of Street Smart, the cleverly named campaign being employed in Harford County to promote safe driving.

After all, does it really do much good to hand out pamphlets on safe driving to people when they're driving? Isn't it a bit of a distraction for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists when someone is handing out pamphlets of any kind?

Healthy Harford, the not-for-profit organization formed to promote healthy lifestyles in the county, secured a $5,000 grant for the effort, which involves sending people dressed in appropriately bright clothes out to distribute roadway safety information.

The volunteers were out in Bel Air on Friday, and were...