Guidelines for Safer Pedestrian Crossings: Understanding the Factors that Positively Influence Vehicle Yielding to Pedestrians at Unsignalized Intersections

Approaches to encouraging drivers yielding to pedestrians are typically guided by the posted and operating speeds of a roadway. Stopping sight distance and a driver's ability to perceive a pedestrian are negatively impacted by the speed of the vehicle. An analysis of the relationship between vehicle speed, roadway context, and drivers yielding to pedestrians should be conducted.