[SystemSafety] Fwd: Safety of vulnerable road users: UK

From: philippa conmy < >
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:23:52 +0000

A couple of weeks ago my 7 year old son and I were nearly mown down by an older child reducing his own risk from cars on the road by cycling along the pavement. Hazard mitigation thus having a consequence those even further down the food chain....


On 17/11/2014 09:39, systemsafety-request_at_xxxxxx wrote:
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> Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:52:52 +0100
> From: Peter Bernard Ladkin<ladkin_at_xxxxxx > To:systemsafety_at_xxxxxx > Subject: Re: [SystemSafety] Fwd: Safety of vulnerable road users: UK
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> I didn't expect anyone to take those numbers at face value. Live and learn!
> What the numbers mean, for those to whom it is not evident, is that almost half the children asked
> thought they could remember a time when they were afraid they were in conflict with a car and in
> danger of getting hit.
> Unless you take an interest in primary-school-age kids and road safety in a Northern-European road
> environment, as I do, I agree this tidbit is unlikely to be interesting. (Yes, I did notice this is
> a tautology:-) )
> Prof. Peter Bernard Ladkin, Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld, 33594 Bielefeld, Germany
> Tel+msg +49 (0)521 880 7319www.rvs.uni-bielefeld.de

Dr Philippa Conmy
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