This book outlines the progress that has been made in the last twenty years, as well as the need for ongoing change. It provides the latest statistics on children’s injuries, fatalities and trends in transport. It examines the most effective current strategies, identifies areas for improvement and makes a series of policy-related recommendations for improving children’s road safety.
Table of contents:
Executive Summary Introduction Chapter 1. Children's Travel: How Risky Is It? Chapter 2. The Role of Education, Training, and Publicity Chapter 3. Children in the Road Environment Chapter 4. Vehicle Standards and Safety Equipment Chapter 5. Conclusions and Recommendations Annex A. Children's Road Safety: An International Survey of Policy and Practice Annex B. Members of the OECD Working Group on Reducing Children's Transport-Related Injuries and Fatalities