and enforcement are powerful tools
for changing behavior. Walkers need to be aware of the risk
of injury and death and use strategies that improve their safety.
Motorists need to understand how they contribute to pedestrian
deaths and injuries and how they can reduce the risks to people
traveling on foot.
For many, understanding the problem and what to do about it
is enough. That is the role of education. For the others, enforcement
programs are needed to drive home the message. Some are simply
inattentive or indifferent to others. They need a reminder to
obey the rules. A few are criminally reckless and need to be