The effectiveness of parents in promoting the development of road crossing skills in young children.

@article{Thomson1998TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of parents in promoting the development of road crossing skills in young children.},
  author={James A. Thomson and K Ampofo-Boateng and Dr Nancy Lee and Richard Grieve and Tom K Pitcairn and James D Demetre},
  journal={The British journal of educational psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={68 ( Pt 4)},
  pages={475-91}
}
BACKGROUND Young children show poor judgment when asked to select a safe place to cross the road, frequently considering dangerous sites to be safe. Correspondingly, child pedestrian accidents are over-represented at such locations. Increasing the child's ability to recognise such dangers is a central challenge for road safety education. AIMS Practical training methods have proved effective in improving such judgments but are labour-intensive, time-consuming and therefore difficult to… CONTINUE READING