Validity of instruments to assess students' travel and pedestrian safety
- Injuries to child pedestrians. Roberts, Ian // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/18/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6977, p413
Discusses ways to prevent injuries to child pedestrians in Great Britain. Epidemiological methods; Consideration of pedestrian exposure; Risks of children from neighborhoods with high traffic; Distinction between personal and environmental factors.
- ANSWER KEY. // Storyworks (Teacher's Edition);Oct2015, Vol. 23 Issue 2, pT15
The article presents answers to skills exercises that appeared in the October 2015 student edition of the journal on topics including deafness in young people, the traffic safety of children and football.
- EVALUATION OF KERBCRAFT. Guard, Anara; Towner, Elizabeth; Fruselli, Pamela; Scott, Ian; Johnston, Brian // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Aug2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p275
The article underscores the evaluation of the National Child Pedestrian Training Pilot Project (Kerbcraft). It states that this program was established to enhance three pedestrian skills in 5-7-year-old children over a period of 12-18 months. The program, which depends on volunteers to deliver...
- British child pedestrians more likely to be killed than those in France, Netherlands, or Japan. Mashta, Oona // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;10/31/2009, Vol. 339 Issue 7728, p990
The article discusses the report "Improving Road Safety for Pedestrians and Cyclists in Great Britain," published by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee. The report highlighted the death rates among child pedestrians in Great Britain. It revealed that the most deprived areas in Great...
- How to Keep Children Safe in Traffic: Find the Daredevils Early. Hoffrage, Ulrich; Hertwig, Ralph; Weber, Angelika; Chase, Valerie M. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Applied;Dec2003, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p249
Crossing the street in front of oncoming vehicles poses serious danger to young children. But is each young pedestrian similarly at risk? The authors aimed to identify children who are particularly prone to making risky and potentially harmful crossing decisions. They used a simple game...
- Sure mutes to funding. Spinner, Jenni // Public Works;Jan2008, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p59
The article discusses the Safe Routes to School program of the U.S. government. The program funds street improvement plans of states to create safer places for school children to walk or ride. Each state has the responsibility of implementing the nationally funded program. However, Tennessee...
- PROCLAMATIONS: 2012-77 Crossing Guard Appreciation Day. // Illinois Register;3/30/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 13, p4952
The article presents information on the proclamation on the Crossing Guard Appreciation Day declared by the government of the state of Illinois. The proclamation is in the honor of the school crossing guards due to their assistance in avoiding vehicle related pedestrian injuries especially to...
- Child pedestrian accidents: a case for preventive medicine. Ampofo-Boateng, Kwame; Thomson, James A. // Health Education Research;Jun1990, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p265
The article analyzes the techniques and main content of current road safety education programs. To establish an effective road safety program, first step is to determine the relative effectiveness of the techniques that are available. The current road safety education lacks the skills and...
- UAE: 4 in 5 pedestrians in Dubai need road safety education. // MiddleEast Insurance Review;Jun2014, p17
The article reports that more than 80% of pedestrians in Dubai, United Arab Emirates are ignorant about safely crossing the road and mentions topics including the number of pedestrians killed in Dubai in 2013 and the government's launch of a road safety education campaign.