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'Yield to Heels' day highlights pedestrian safety, brings focus to traveler awareness
(September 8, 2010) — Volunteers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will encourage awareness for pedestrian safety throughout the day, educating pedestrians, drivers and bicyclists on UNC's campus.
'Yield to Heels' day promotes pedestrian safety, attentiveness on UNC campus
(April 7, 2010) — Pedestrian safety awareness will be emphasized throughout the day on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 as volunteers for the Yield to Heels campaign educate campus users at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on safety while walking, bicycling or driving around campus.
'Yield to Heels' day emphasizes pedestrian safety on UNC campus
(September 30, 2009) - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will work to educate pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers around campus today on the importance of visibility and attentiveness as a part of Yield to Heels, an on-campus pedestrian safety education campaign.
Pedestrian safety awareness higlighted through "Yield to Heels" campaign at UNC
(September 17, 2008) Volunteers for Yield to Heels will encourage folks to "be safe, be aware and be considerate," as they are stationed at various locations across campus to distribute educational fliers and giveaways to campus pedestrians.
UNC campus encouraged to 'be safe, be considerate, be aware' through "Yield to Heels" pedestrian safety awareness campaign
(March 26, 2008) Pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists around UNC Chapel Hill will be educated today on the importance of pedestrian awareness thanks to the efforts of the eighth annual Yield to Heels campaign, coordinated by the UNC Highway Safety Research Center, UNC Department of Public Safety and Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity.
"Yield to Heels" brings awareness to pedestrian safety
(September 19, 2007) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, though the UNC Highway Safety Research Center, UNC Department of Public Safety and Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, will work to educate pedestrians around campus today on the importance of pedestrian awareness as a part of Yield to Heels, an on-campus pedestrian safety education campaign.
"Yield to Heels" aims to educate Tar Heels on foot
(March 28, 2007) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, though the UNC Highway Safety Research Center, UNC Department of Public Safety and Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, will work to educate pedestrians around campus today on the importance of pedestrian awareness as a part of Yield to Heels, an on-campus pedestrian safety education campaign.
"Yield to Heels" event to highlight importance of nighttime visibility for pedestrians
(March 20, 2006) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will work to educate the campus' pedestrians on the importance of visibility as a part of Yield to Heels, an on-campus pedestrian safety education campaign, this Wednesday (March 22).
HSRC, UNC Public Safety continue quest for on-campus transportation safety
(Spring 2005) Student volunteers, public safety officials and HSRC staff gathered at several crosswalks throughout the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the fall to recognize Yield to Heels Day. Over 4,500 educational brochures and 700 t-shirts were distributed to UNC students, faculty and staff as well as visitors to the campus. The message to pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers: Be Aware, Be Considerate, Be Safe.
"Yield to Heels" on UNC campus October 7, 2004, to highlight pedestrian safety awareness
(October 6, 2004) In an effort to increase pedestrian safety awareness on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus, the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center and UNC Department of Public Safety will host Yield to Heels on Thursday, October 7, 2004.
Yield 2 Heels Kickoff
(January 26, 2004) In an effort to increase campus awareness of pedestrian safety, the Highway Safety Research Center and UNC's Department of Public Safety will host a "Yield to Heels" Pedestrian Safety Awareness Day Wednesday, March 17, 2004 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
"Yield to Heels" campaign aims to curb number of pedestrians hit on UNC Campus
(March 26, 2003) In the first two months of 2003, four people walking on the UNC Chapel Hill campus have been struck and injured by cars. In an effort to increase campus awareness of pedestrian safety, the UNC Highway Safety Research Center and UNC's Department of Public Safety will host a "Yield to Heels" Pedestrian Safety Awareness Day Wednesday, March 26, 2003
"Yield to Heels Day" Showcases Pedestrian Safety on Campus
(October 15, 2002) pedestrian safety awareness event to help the Carolina campus become a safer place to walk and bicycle will be held on Tuesday, October 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Promoting travel safety on UNC campus to be focus of new awareness campaign
(August 20, 2001) This fall, the UNC Highway Safety Research Center and the UNC Department of Public Safety will launch the first phase of an awareness campaign designed to increase travel safety on the Carolina campus.

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