An interactive online game focused on how to be safe on the road, whether you’re in a car, riding a bike, or walking as a pedestrian.
Change the habit of distracted walkers with your friends and peers. Sign up using the form below, and get started with your observations! Objective: To change the habit of distracted walkers with your friends and peers. Activity Brief: Step 1: Perform field observations at your school by observing real walking behavior and counting the students […]
by Waamene Yowika Pedestrian crashes are on the rise in Texas. In 2016, 678 pedestrian fatalities occurred in Texas. Pedestrian crashes accounted for 3,434 fatal crashes (16 percent of all fatal crashes) and 6,815 severe crashes (7 percent of all serious crashes) from 2010–2016 (1). What the data also tells us is most pedestrian crashes […]
Distracted walking has become a new phenomenon with the emergence of regular cell phone use by youth. This immediate access to technology and social media has resulted in a culture of FOMO, or Fear Of Missing Out, and has possibly resulted in youth becoming distracted by their cell phones while driving and walking. In fact, […]