CHILD PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS

In this paper, the author outlines some of the current patterns of accidents to child pedestrians, the patterns of accident risk associated with this group of road users, and discusses some of the patterns of accident causation. Recommendations are made to reduce the number of accidents and include: (a) road safety measures aimed specifically at the journeys home from school; (b) parental and school based training programmes; and (c) traffic calming measures in urban areas. (TRRL) (Author/TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    INSTITUTE OF ROAD SAFETY OFFICERS

    31 DYERS CLOSE
    WEST BUCKLAND, SO  United Kingdom 
  • Authors:
    • TIGHT, M
  • Publication Date: 1991

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 31-5
  • Serial:
    • INROADS
    • Volume: 12
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: INSTITUTE OF ROAD SAFETY OFFICERS

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00623753
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1992 12:00AM