Pedestrians

Pedestrians

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“Dexiate ver”. “Make yourself visible”

Objectives: Focussed on the city of Ourense, Spain the initiative aimed to improve road safety by modifying pedestrian behaviour; raising awareness to make road safety a social issue and ensuring that adults set a good example to children.

  • Author(s): M. Cid and A. Ferro

Alcohol and pedestrians

Objectives: In the context of reductions in drinking and driving, problems relating to alcohol and pedestrians tend to increase. This report presents the results from studies on alcohol and pedestrians.

  • Author(s): Department for Transport
  • Published: Department for Transport, 2001
  • Date: 02 Feb 2013
  • Format: Web Page Link

Analysis of pedestrian crashes

Objectives: Analysis of pedestrian RTIs in North America to inform a development programme for vehicle RTI avoidance systems.

  • Author(s): M. daSilva, J. Smith and W. Najm
  • Published: USA National Highways Traffic Safety Administration, 2003
  • Date: 02 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Attitudes to Road Safety and Think! Road Safety Campaigns

Objectives: To review existing road safety communications aimed at children and teenagers and investigate possible methods/routes for improving communication.

  • Author(s): M. Ratcliff and S. Bouchier-Hayers
  • Published: MURMUR prepared for the Department for Transport, no date
  • Date: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Attitudes to Road Safety and Think! Road Safety Campaigns

Objectives: To review road safety communications aimed at children and teenagers and investigate possible methods/routes for improving communication, and to explore the need for a separate marketing approach for 10-11 year olds during the transition from primary to secondary school.

  • Author(s): M. Ratcliff and S. Bouchier-Hayes
  • Published: MURMUR prepared for the Department for Transport, no date
  • Date: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children: Longitudinal Analysis of Risk of Injury in the Road Environment in Childhood and Adolescence (Road Safety Web Publication No. 23)

Objectives: To explore the relationship between reported road traffic RTIs in adolescence and a range of background personal and family risk factors in early life, and to investigate the characteristics of children who had repeat road traffic incidents.

  • Author(s): A. Emond, R. Doerner, J. Mytton and E. Towner
  • Published: Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, Bristol, prepared for Department for Transport, 2011
  • Date: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Bringing children into the social contract of road use

Objectives: To develop and then evaluate the effectiveness of a booklet for parents, which aimed to help them to improve their children’s road safety

  • Author(s): S. Wood, S. Thornton, E. Arundell and L. Graupner
  • Published: Department for Transport, 2003
  • Date: 28 Jan 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Bringing children into the social contract of road use: Final report (Road Safety Research Report No. 33)

Objectives: Develop and evaluate a booklet for parents to support them in teaching traffic skills and comprehension to their own children (targeted at 5-8 year olds) and also induce an error-avoidant perspective and consistent spontaneous deployment of traffic skills.

  • Author(s): S. Wood, S. Thornton, E. Arundell and L. Graupner
  • Published: University of Sussex prepared for the Department for Transport, 2003
  • Date: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format