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document An accident waiting to happen, Accident Analysis and Prevention
"There are about 75,000 pedestrian crashes in the United States each year. Approximately 5000 of these crashes are fatal, accounting for 12% of all roadway deaths. On college campuses, pedestrian exposure and crash- ... more >>
document Chicago Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Collisions 2001-2005, Federal Highway Administration
This report describes the methods and sources of data used and developed, and summarizes roadway/environmental, and vehicle/person characteristics of pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions for the City of Chicago. ... more >>
document Traffic Safety Facts - Children, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
This briefing presents child traffic fatality and injury statistics, based on data collected in 2008. Subsections focus on child pedestrian safety trends. ... more >>
document Contents and Assessment of Traffic Education Programmes, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
In addition to outlining the importance of education programs, this document presents a framework for evaluating the effectiveness of existing programs. ... more >>
document Sense and Nonsense About Shared Space,
This paper examines the traffic safety improvements and potential conflicts associated with shared space implementation in Germany and the Netherlands. ... more >>
document Police Enforcement and Driving Speed, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
The paper evaluates current techniques used by police to enforce speed limits, and recommends new strategies. ... more >>
document Crossing Facilities for Cyclists and Pedestrians, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
This document presents data on roadway crossing safety, and recommends strategies that can be incorporated to better-understand and improve crossing facilities. ... more >>
document Pedestrians, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
This report briefly presents pedestrian safety statistics and gives an overview of techniques used to improve safety. ... more >>
document Vulnerable Road Users, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
This paper defines a "vulnerable" road user, and presents methods for determining who is vulnerable, as well as measures for protecting these individuals. ... more >>
document Bicycle Helmets, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
The report outlines the importance of bicycle helmets, from good fit to frequent use, and gives statistics related to their use. ... more >>