Results for - Pedestrian vehicle collisions

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1. I am thinking about topics for my thesis or dissertation should I continue with a doctorate program. I walk a lot and yesterday I was almost hit on 4 different occasions. It's happens so often, I am almost afraid to cross the street. Please answer the following questions so that I might get an idea of what area to form a hypothesis, thanks! Have you ever hit or almost hit a pedestrian in any type of moving vehicle?

Yes
24%
386 votes
No
59%
964 votes
Not Applicable
17%
283 votes

2. If yes, what were the circumstances?

Making a left hand turn
8%
124 votes
Making a right hand turn
11%
184 votes
Driving straight
12%
199 votes
N/A
72%
1,179 votes

3. If yes, was it light or dark?

Light outside
15%
245 votes
Dawn, dusk
9%
154 votes
Dark
7%
121 votes
N/A
72%
1,170 votes

4. If yes, were you close to home (within on mile) or not?

Within one mile of home
12%
188 votes
More than one mile from home
18%
292 votes
N/A
72%
1,176 votes

5. If yes, check off what was true for you at the time:

I was tired
4%
59 votes
I was under the influence
2%
28 votes
I was stressed
4%
58 votes
I was depressed
2%
31 votes
I was having an anxiety or panic attack
1%
18 votes
I was on the phone
1%
12 votes
I was changing the radio station
1%
21 votes
I was talking with someone else in the vehicle
2%
33 votes
I was yelling at my kid(s)
1%
10 votes
I was engaged or distracted with something else not mentioned
3%
42 votes
I fell asleep
0%
8 votes
I was daydreaming or in thought
2%
33 votes
I was eating
0%
7 votes
N/A
78%
1,279 votes
Other (please specify)
7%
107 votes

6. If yes, check off what is true for you:

There was traffic
9%
152 votes
No traffic
6%
106 votes
It was raining
4%
66 votes
It was foggy
3%
57 votes
It was a paved street
10%
161 votes
Country road
1%
22 votes
Urban setting
6%
97 votes
There were working signals
6%
92 votes
There were stop signs
3%
50 votes
N/A
74%
1,205 votes

7. If yes, what do you think caused the incident or near miss?

Driver
6%
101 votes
Weather
4%
64 votes
Blind spot
6%
90 votes
Sun glare
3%
48 votes
Pedestrian came out of no where
14%
236 votes
Forced to turn because of signal change
1%
14 votes
N/A
72%
1,176 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
30 votes
12/07/2015 Living 1633 51 By: ptajuggalette

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