National Board Moves to Insure Safety of Walkers Fog* 10 Garden City Telegram Tuesday, June 29, 1971 WASHINGTON (AP) — With Dhe naitdon's aiimuail pedestrian deiaibh tall wearing 10,000, the Naiftronal Transportation Safety Board today called on the federal govenmment to put more emphasis on walkers' safety. The board said results of a study conducted within the Department of Transportation THE BEST AUTO INSURANCE BUY! Low rates • FAST; FAIR, FRIENDLY service. Get the facts today. Farmers Insurance Group HARLAND L. THOMPSON AGENT 918 Perching Ave. (316) 276-2071 Sarden City, Kansas 67846 Showed liibtle being done to improve pedestrian safety. "Efforts directed specifically to pedestrian safety vary between one-eighteenitih and one- mnateeinilili of the effort that would be in proportion to pedestrian fatalities," the said. several 'agencies within DOT a.re involved in pe- deiStnLan safety, no office or individual is responsible for their cooirdiinatoon, the situdy said. "Thie absence of any organized national pedesibrian interest groups and the absence of aiutihorized programs which seek to expand facilities for pedestrian traffic or to impi-ove Dhe 'efficiency of pedestrian mwe/menit are serious drawbacks to pedestrian safety," it stated 1 . The report cited the "almost total lack of faciil'iibks foir pedestrian traffic on and across the 'initesbaite highway system . . ." During the 1967-1969 period there were 29,000 pedestrian deia'tths, 72 per cenit more itban the 'coitiibined total of all avia- tion, marine, railroad and grad'e-orosstog fatalities, the toarrd said. Of all the person's killed in highway accidienits during 4)hie period, 18 per cent were pedes- The board said more than 53 per cenlt of pedestrian dealtis ara in age groups deserving additional protecition because olf immaturity or 'advanced age — cihildiren below 15 and the ele- dei-ly above 64. 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