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Online Pedestrian Safety Resources for Teaching Ages 15-18

Given their maturity and experience as pedestrians, discussing pedestrian safety with high school students may be most relatable when integrated into driver education, as part of a broader discussion of transportation modes, or as part of civic action or community planning class. The resources listed here fit into those subjects.

High School Youth Video Voice for Transportation Equity Engagement
California WALKS

Youth engagement curriculum case study that includes lesson plans and supporting materials oriented to high school students. The lessons address pedestrian safety, conducting walkability assessments, and advocacy and culminate in student creation of a video voice presentation.

New Jersey Driver Education Web-based Lesson Plans
New Jersey Driver Education

Driver education curriculum for children in grades 9-12 that addresses pedestrian safety awareness and sharing the road with pedestrians and bicyclists.

For more pedestrian safety information and materials, see the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Pedestrian web page at, or visit the Federal Highway Administration web site at