Enforcement & safety management

What should I consider when looking for safety vests for children to wear when it is dark outside?

One of the most important factors to consider when choosing a safety vest for children walking outdoors is visibility. Bright or fluorescent colors are better than dark colors. Vests with retroreflective material provide extra visibility when car headlights shine on them.

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Resource Guide on Laws Related to Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Authoring Organization: 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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Case Study #68, Red Light Photo Enforcement, West Hollywood, CA

Problem
Traffic accidents and congestion due to red light violators occurred at intersections in West Hollywood.

Authoring Organization: 
PedSafe, City of West Hollywood, California

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Case Study #67: Red Light Camera Enforcement, Boulder, Colorado

Problem
A high number of red light violation crashes were occurring at several city intersections.

Authoring Organization: 
PedSafe, City of Boulder, Colorado

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Case Study #70: Radar Trailers in Neighborhood, Bellevue, Washington

Authoring Organization: 
PedSafe and City of Bellevue, Washington

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Do you have an image library?

The National Center for Safe Routes to School does not have an image library. However, if you are interested in images of children walking and bicycling to school please visit the International Walk to School Day photo library at IWalk.org. Here you will find hundreds of images searchable by county, region, city and year.

Toolbox to Address Safety and Operations on School Grounds and Public Streets Adjacent to Elementary and Middle Schools in Iowa

Authoring Organization: 
Center for Transportation Research and Education, Iowa State University. Shauna Hallmark, Hillary I

What is a neighborhood speed watch program?

Neighborhood Speed Watch programs, a traffic-related variation of Neighborhood Watch or Crime Watch, encourage citizens to take an active role in changing driver behavior on their neighborhood streets by helping raise public awareness and educate drivers about the negative impact of speeding.