News tagged with pedestrian injury
Federal Safe Routes to School program reduces child injuries by more than 40 percent in New York City
The national Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program was funded by Congress in 2005 in an effort to create safe environments for American children to walk or bike to school. Has the program been effective? In New York City, ...
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Almost one in three pedestrians is distracted by mobile devices while crossing busy road junctions, finds an observational study published online in Injury Prevention.
Health Dec 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Listen up, pedestrians wearing headphones. Can you hear the trains or cars around you? Many probably can't, especially young adult males. Serious injuries to pedestrians listening to headphones have more than tripled in six ...
Health Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Road deaths among young adults and seniors are down nearly 60 percent since 1968, but they still have the highest road fatality rates among all age groups, say University of Michigan researchers.
Health Oct 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0