Male pedestrians twice as likely to die in collisions with vehicles

Male pedestrians are more likely to be killed in collisions with vehicles.  A study published last November in the journal Injury Prevention set out to determine why this is.  The researchers looked at a number of factors, including distance walked, but found out that this is probably not the cause; men and women walk about … Continue reading Male pedestrians twice as likely to die in collisions with vehicles

Article: Older kids now at greater risk for pedestrian injury

An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer introduces some scary statistics about pediatric pedestrian injuries.  It outlines the takeaways from a report released recently by Safe Kids Worldwide concerning childhood risk of pedestrian injury.  The report states that teens and tweens (kids ages 10 through 19) are now the childhood age group most likely to be … Continue reading Article: Older kids now at greater risk for pedestrian injury