Safe Walking

Virginia

Division of Motor Vehicles

DMV manages highway safety programs in Virginia. They administer federal grants for highway safety programs, including those directed at bicyclists and pedestrians. Read more …

 

Virginia Department of Highways

VDOT manages the state highways and has a Bicycle and Pedestrian coordinator. The VDOT site contains good safety information plus other useful information on walking in Virginia. Read more … 

Sharing the Road in Virginia

DMV, VDOT, the Northern Virginia Regional Commission and other organizations (including BikeWalk Williamsburg) has produced safety material in the form of a website plus a booklets and a bookmark. BikeWalk Virginia has copies of Sharing the Road in Virginia and the bookmark. Let us know if you could use these materials to promote safer streets in your neighborhood. Read more …

 

National

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 

NHTSA is the agency under the federal Department of Transportation tasked with improving pedestrian safety nationwide has a wealth of information, brochures, and videos. Read more … 

American Automobile Association

AAA accepts it responsibility for educating drivers about pedestrian safety. Read more … 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

This CDC website focuses on pedestrian safety. Read more…

The CDC Walk This Way website also has useful safety tips. Read more… 

National Center for Safe Routes to School

For twenty years this national program has been working to allow students to safely bike or walk to school. Read more …

Safe Routes to School National Partnership

This site has a variety of resources targeting to students biking or walking to school. Read more …

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Another great site. Read more …