In 2007, the California Office of Traffic Safety ranked Glendale as being third-worst among other cities with a population of 100,000 to 250,000 in pedestrian-related accidents.
The office also determined that Glendale was the worst in accidents that involved a pedestrian older than 65.
Chris Garsevanian wrote down tips and statistics on a note pad during the seminar.
Garsevanian, who is an Armenian Council of America board member, attended the seminar to take back information to seniors in the Armenian community.
“[Seniors] think the youth of Glendale drive too fast in our community,” he said.
The statistics provided in the seminar, Garsevanian said, illustrate the pedestrian safety problem in the community.
Parent Kara Sergile went to the seminar in order to share information with parents, staff and students at R.D. White Elementary School.