The original item was published from May 31, 2019 4:54 PM to July 1, 2020 12:00 AM
The City of Geneva is a very popular destination spot, but the summer months certainly are the busiest time of year with countless activities and special events to keep residents and visitors entertained.
Swedish Days, the Fine Arts Festival, Concours d’ Elegance car show, 5K runs, cultural arts events are just a few of Geneva's summer highlights. There is much more going on our community every day, including:
Runners and bicyclists enjoying a nice day out on Geneva's area trails.
The shopping districts in our community seeing a significant increase in foot traffic, and the neighborhoods are full of families walking and biking.
With all of this activity, it is extremely important to be aware of your surroundings and to practice defensive driving. The roadways can regularly be congested due to normal traffic flow and special events.
Be cautious as you are approaching crosswalks and assure that you yield to pedestrians. Maintain a safe traveling distance between you and vehicles in front of you. Obey the speed limits and make sure that you wear your seatbelt.
Last but not least, put your phone down when driving. Distracted driving is a leading cause of traffic crashes. It takes only a moment of lost concentration to be involved in an accident.
Best wishes to all on a fun and safe summer in Geneva.
Geneva Police Chief