Pedestrian Safety Practitioners' Perspectives of Driver Yielding Behavior across North America

  title={Pedestrian Safety Practitioners' Perspectives of Driver Yielding Behavior across North America},
  author={R. Schneider and R. Sanders},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  pages={39 - 50}
This paper presents results from a recent Internet survey of practitioners in the pedestrian safety field about their perceptions of driver yielding behavior in cities throughout North America. As one of the first studies to attempt to understand driver and pedestrian interactions from a macro perspective, this research combined perceptions of local driver yielding rates in three crosswalk scenarios with open-ended comments to understand factors that may influence driver yielding behavior… Expand

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