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Turning AccidentsCar crushed by school bus, example of turing accident

Deadliest for Walkers: Male Drivers, Left Turns (New York Times)

The case for almost never turning left while driving (Washington Post)

The New York City Pedestrian Safety Study & Action Plan (New York City DOT)

Impacts on Safety of Left Turn Treatment at High Speed Signalized Intersections (Iowa Highway Research Project)

Are Left Turns a Deadly Maneuver? (Claims Journal)

Metro buses: Pedestrians in a blind spot? (Crosscut)

It’s ‘left-turn’ accident season for motorcyclists (Times Union)

Accidents rise but city puts off asking for safety changes (Live 5 News)

Examination of Intersection, Left Turn Across Path Crashes and Potential IVHS Countermeasures (USDOT)

Petaluma replacing ‘left on green’ signals (The Press Democrat)

Life Without Left Turns (Smithsonian)

NHTSA 2008 REPORT, National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey

NHTSA Crash Factors in Intersection-Related Crashes: An On-Scene Perspective

Older drivers and left-hand turns 

 Guidebook for Mitigating Fixed-Route Bus-and-Pedestrian Collisions (TCRP)

Crossing Accidents

Trends in Transit Bus Accidents and Promising Collision Countermeasures –

Bus operator types and driver factors in fatal bus crashes: results from the buses involved in fatal accidents survey –

Transit Bus and Pedestrian Safety Analysis in the Context of Operator Improvements and Traffic Volume Assessment –

The facts about road accidents and children (UK) –

The When, Where and How of Mid-Block Crosswalks –

Prediction of Pedestrian Crashes at Midblock Crossing Locations using Site and Behavioral Characteristics –

Intersection and Midblock Crossing Existing Conditions –

Evaluation of Pedestrian Safety at Midblock Crossings, Porto Alegre, Brazil –

Flatbush Avenue Pedestrian Study-

Effects of Pedestrian Perceptions of Safety: An Examination of Pedestrian Crossing Behavior in Marked versus Unmarked Crosswalks –

Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Data Analysis: 2005 – 2010 –

Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State – 2014 – Governors Highway Safety Association –

School area pedestrian safety –

Comprehensive Study to Reduce Pedestrian Crashes in Florida –

The New York City Pedestrian Safety Study & Action Plan New York City Department of Transportation August 2010 –

The Effects of Roundabouts on Pedestrian Safety-

Pennsylvania Crash Facts & Statistics –

Pedestrian Crossings Survey in Europe-


City Of Chicago 2011 Pedestrian Crash Analysis –

Global Status Report On Road Safety (UN) –

Selected Issues Connected With Lighting Of Pedestrian Crossings –

Child Pedestrian Injuries Report 2007 – 2008 –

Pedestrian Crashes During Jaywalking: Can we Afford to Overlook? (KOR) –

Metro buses: Pedestrians in a blind spot? –

Crossing guard: The most dangerous job in a school –

Pedestrian statistics (Australia) –

United States pedestrian fatality rates by vehicle type –

Traffic Safety Facts – Pedestrians – (huge resource with links to tons of studies)

A Review of Pedestrian Safety Research in the United States and Abroad Final Report –

It’s Too Easy to Kill Pedestrians in New York City –

Nevada DOT, ZeroFatalities –

Metroplan Orlando – Pedestrian Safety –

How the Chinese cross the road –

Deadliest for Walkers: Male Drivers, Left Turns –

Utah Pedestrian Accident Statistics –

Pedestrian deaths from vehicle strikes are quickly rising in New York City –

Pedestrians and bicyclists –

Asheville tops NC in per capita pedestrian accidents-

Walking in L.A.: Times analysis finds the county’s 817 most dangerous intersections –

Pedestrian Safety (Maryland State Highway Administration) –

Texas Gets Poor Marks on Pedestrian Safety –

‘Distracted Walkers’ Are Major Concern for Cities and States –

Deadly Turn At Intersection With History of Pedestrian Peril –

Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System –

In Defense of Jaywalking Banning the practice won’t make pedestrians safer. –

Pedestrian Fatalities: Local Accidents, National Statistics –

Won’t Somebody Think Of The Pedestrians? (UK) –

Rising pedestrian injuries and deaths at crosswalks prompt calls for change (Canada)

Rise in pedestrian fatalities in Georgia puts spotlight on safety –

Crackdown on pedestrians helps slash city crash rate (AUS) –

Chicago pedestrian fatalities up 31 percent: police data-

As roads become safer for drivers and passengers, pedestrian deaths still rise –

Study: Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise –

Pedestrian deaths rise nationwide; Drop in Connecticut –

Pedestrian Deaths Continue Rising Across Los Angeles –

US pedestrian fatalities rising faster than ever before, study says –

State declares epidemic of pedestrian deaths, launches awareness campaign –

Pedestrian Deaths Make Up a Rising Share of U.S. Traffic Fatalities –

Pedestrian deaths increase; cell-phone distractions may be culprit-

Pedestrian Safety (CDC) –

Boarding and Alighting

Bus Occupant Safety (Transit Research Board, Transit Cooperative Research Program):

INJURY EVENTS AMONG BUS AND COACH OCCUPANTS: Non-crash Injuries as Important as Crash Injuries (EU):

Recommendations for Reducing Noncollision Bus Passenger Injuries:

Passenger casualties in non-collision incidents on buses and coaches in Great Britain: