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Pedestrian Injuries and Fatalities


This guide examines the problem of pedestrian-vehicle crashes resulting in injuries and fatalities. It reviews the factors that contribute to such crashes. It then provides a series of questions to help you analyze your local pedestrian injury and fatality problem. Finally, it reviews responses to the problem and what is known about them from evaluative research and police practice.

Primary Toolkit:

Injury & Violence Prevention Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

CDC Winnable Battles

Keyword Area:

Injury Prevention, Risk Communication, Traffic Safety, Workforce Competency


Institutional Author:

U.S. Department of Justice COPS Office





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