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Pedestrians and safety;

National Research Council (US)

Pedestrians and safety;

3 reports prepared for the 52nd Annual Meeting (Highway research record)

by National Research Council (US)

  • 236 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Highway Research Board .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10356326M
ISBN 100309021677
ISBN 109780309021678

The booklet is currently being used by: the Red Cross Scooter Safety Training Seminars; occupational therapists for their clients; and medical supply stores across Canada to help users get a head start becoming accustomed to being pedestrians on wheels.1/5(1). 2 Pedestrian Safety Guide for Transit Agencies About this Guide This guide is intended to provide transit agency staff with an easy-to-use re-source for improving pedestrian safety. It should prove useful for transit staff who set agency policies, monitor transit performance, determine transit stop.

Safety Tips for Drivers. Pay special attention to pedestrians as you drive. Here are some tips to follow: Always look for pedestrians, especially when turning. Watch for children. Drive slowly and cautiously through school zones, residential areas, or any other area where children could be walking or playing. More than pedestrians were killed in Phoenix last year. The city is working to change that. The Phoenix City Council approved $2 million in safety improvements in an effort to reduce the.

In , 4, pedestrians died in traffic crashes and roug were injured. While these totals are decreasing, pedestrian safety is an ongoing problem that should continue to be comprehensively addressed at all levels of government ETSC () Safety of pedestrians and cyclists in urban areas. European Transport Safety Council ETSC, Brussels. ETSC () ETSC position on the Commission proposal on pedestrian protection. European Transport Safety Council ETSC, Brussels. ETSC () The safety of vulnerable road users in the Southern, Eastern, andFile Size: 1MB.


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