A pedestrian cross Pearl Street in Portland on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

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Just as we should be defensive drivers, we should also be defensive pedestrians.

To add to the Jan. 12 BDN editorial, pedestrians should note if the early morning or late afternoon sun is directly behind them while walking, and that the driver of an approaching vehicle may be blinded by it and not see them at all.

Being in the “right” legally, doesn’t preclude you from being “dead right!”

Mary Hudson