Each year approximately 626 child pedestrian fatalities occur. Developmentally, children under 10 are unable to correctly gauge the speed of vehicles putting them at greater risk for injury and death.
Pedestrian injuries are a leading cause of injury-related death in the United States for children ages 5 to 19.
Pedestrian safety for ages 8-10
These videos stress the importance of using crosswalks and reading traffic signals so younger pedestrians learn the safest way to cross streets while they are still walking with adults.
Pedestrian safety for ages 8-10 full video [9:42]
Safe Paths game
Check your Street Smarts with this Safe Paths game.