News tagged with pedestrians

No method in traffic madness

Tourists often assume the chaos on Vietnam's roads does not translate to a high crash rate. Nothing could be further from the truth, writes Anna Hollows.

Mar 01, 2012
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Pedestrians injured by the windshield frame in car crashes

Pedestrian disability and fatality as a consequence of car crashes is a large global health problem. A new doctoral thesis from Karolinska Institutet now shows that upper-body collision with the car's lower windscreen is ...

Apr 05, 2011
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Better spaces for older people

Urban planning needs to consider how older people use walking routes as well as public areas, concludes a Research Council UK-funded research project from the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme. Planning should include a smooth ...

Dec 17, 2010
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Keeping children safe: Rethinking design

Injury is the leading cause of death for children over the age of 1 in industrialized countries and improving the safety of the manmade (built) environment will benefit children's health, according to an article in CMAJ (Canad ...

Oct 05, 2009
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