DeKalb hosting crosswalk safety training

DeKalb County will host two training sessions on crosswalk safety for residents in the north and south ends of the county.

The demonstrations, featuring county police and transportation officials, will be held at high-intensity activated crosswalks, of HAWK signals that help alert vehicles to pedestrians.

The first session will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the HAWK signal at Candler Road and South DeKalb Mall, 2801 Candler Road, near Decatur.

A second session will be held at 3:30 p.m. April 24 at the HAWK signal at Buford Highway and Pinetree Plaza, 5200 Buford Highway, Doraville.