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FACTS

Children younger than 14 are at risk of being involved in traffic related pedestrian crashes because of their size and cognitive ability. Whether it is a walk to school or the park, pedestrian survival skills are a must. Walking is a child's first form of transportation. A child will walk long before he or she will ride a bicycle or even drive a vehicle.

 

Children age 5-11 are at the greatest risk for vehicle-pedestrian crashes because of their limited developmental skills. Ten things to keep in mind about children in traffic...