ERIC Number: ED107803
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Highway Safety Program Manual: Volume 14: Pedestrian Safety.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Volume 14 of the 19-volume Highway Safety Program Manual (which provides guidance to State and local governments on preferred highway safety practices) concentrates on pedestrian safety. The purpose and objectives of a pedestrian safety program are outlined. Federal authority in the area of pedestrian safety and policies regarding a safety program are described. Program development and operations (an inventory of vehicle-pedestrian crash experience, improvement of pedestrian protection, driver familiarization with pedestrian problems, pedestrian training and education, protection of child pedestrians, and enforcement) are presented. Criteria and procedures for program evaluation and different types of reports (pedestrian safety program reports and reports to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and to the Federal Highway Administration) are explained. Local government participation is outlined. Appendixes contain the Highway Safety Program Standard 14, Pedestrian Safety; a glossary of definitions; references; a list of representative projects; and a list of resource organizations. (NH)
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Guidelines, Local Government, Objectives, Pedestrian Traffic, Policy, Program Evaluation, Reports, State Government, State Programs, Traffic Safety
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 5003-00204, $1.90)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.