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In the USA we believe that the majority of our people are of good will, they will "do the right thing" if they understand what is proper. Getting that message to them is the hard part. People are busy, they are bombarded with messages of all kinds, and many filter out everything that is not of immediate interest.

Educational messages must "cut through the clutter" of competing messages. In many ways, education is really a matter of marketing, trying to reach the public and change the way they behave.
 
children pedestrian safety
children pedestrian safety
Children are not mini-adults and need training and education to help them understand how to be safer pedestrians.
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older adults
older adults
Older adults are very law abiding citizens and are very receptive to well crafted safety messages. more>>
motorists
motorists
It is unlikely that drivers will ever love pedestrians, but they should always be on the lookout for them. more>>
alcohol and drugs
alcohol and drugs
Alcohol is an important factor in one-third of all pedestrian crashes.
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