Child pedestrian safety: ‘driveway deaths’ and ‘low-speed vehicle run-overs’, Australia, 2001–10

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This report:

  • provides a description of the circumstances of child pedestrian deaths due to motor vehicle accidents around the home and suggests some of the major factors;
  • places these home accidents in the context of child pedestrian safety;
  • examines the potential of available data sources for identification and understanding of low-speed vehicle run-overs beyond the home; and
  • shows what available data sources can tell us about child pedestrian safety.
  • Child pedestrian safety: 'driveway deaths' and 'low-speed vehicle run-overs', Australia, 2001–10