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ERIC Number: EJ519931
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0748-8491
Child Pedestrians' Judgments of Safe Crossing Gaps at Three Different Vehicle Approach Speeds: A Preliminary Study.
Connelly, Marie L.; And Others
Education and Treatment of Children, v19 n1 p19-29 Feb 1996
Judgments made by four children between seven and nine years of age regarding the safety of crossing a road in front of an approaching vehicle were studied. All participants consistently allowed smaller safety gaps as vehicle speeds increased, and three children often made potentially dangerous decisions at high vehicle speeds. (Author/PB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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