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  1. Characterization and prevention of child pedestrian accidents : An overview : Focus : Children's road safety.

    Article - En anglais

    European countries are currently undergoing a process of political and economical union, involving nearly all domains of activity.

    Road safety will of course be one of them.

    When one reads literature from various countries (e.g., by British, Dutch, Swedish, German, French, etc. authors) dealing with child pedestrian accidents, one will very easily notice the similarities of accident etiology in the various countries :

    • the three groups « at risk » (the 5-9 year-olds, the 10-14 and aged persons) ;

    • male overrisk ;

    • SES influence ;

    • and how accidents « happen » (dashing-out, parked cars, visual search of the child, etc.) and so on.

    Starting from these similarities, we will see how the particularity of each country concerning developmental psychology has influenced the approach to the problem.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Prévention accident, Piéton, Facteur risque, Sexe, Age, Statut socioéconomique, Europe, Article synthèse, Age préscolaire, Age scolaire, Enfant, Homme, Préadolescent, Adolescent

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Accident prevention, Pedestrian, Risk factor, Sex, Age, Socioeconomic status, Europe, Review, Preschool age, School age, Child, Human, Preadolescent, Adolescent

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0433336

    Code Inist : 002A26J03B. Création : 19/12/1997.