Running with No Shoulder
When running, especially when there is no shoulder, always think from the point of view of the driver (#empathy).
Will they be driving into the sun, coming around a blind curve or steep blind hill? Avoiding accidents is a two person job and no matter how careful the drivers are being it’s always best to be as safe as possible. My mother taught me when I was learning to drive to “drive as if you’re invisible” and I’ve taken this advice into my running as well.
Remember: Runners are traffic too! No matter if we’re driving or on foot, we’re out and about interacting with others on the road. Oh, and when a car moves over for you…give them a thank you wave 🙂