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Pedestrian Safety Upgrades Effective in Reducing Student Injuries

A new study suggests safer roads near school can reduce the number of students struck by vehicles. As part of the $600 million federal Safe Routes to School program, the streets next to 124 New York City schools received traffic lights, speed bumps and pedestrian signals at a cost of $60 million. The program targeted …

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Attractive Pedestrian the World’s Oldest Distraction

Amid recent discussions about talking on the phone or texting while driving, little has been said about one distraction that has been around since cars were invented – attractive pedestrians. British insurance company Direct Line recently conducted a survey of more than 2,100 drivers. Results showed that 60 percent of men and 12 percent of …

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