Pedestrians

Walking becomes an increasingly important part of the life of older citizens as they reduce their use of other modes and walking becomes a key activity for maintaining health and social engagement. At the same time the fatality rate per million hours walked starts to rise quite sharply from the age of 70. Their journeys are spread throughout the day as they are not locked into the routines of work or school as with other segments of the population, and their exposure is often on unclassified local roads close to home.


The reports below have been identified as having content related safe mobility for older pedestrians. You will probably also want to take a look at the Policy Landscape Review and Pillar Studies on Safe Roads and Safe Road Users.

Pedestrians