Pedestrian Safety

Nevada Executive Committee on Traffic Safety  |  Safety Trainings  |  Traffic Records Coordinating Committee

Key Area: Vulnerable Road Users

Pedestrians   |   Motorcyclists

The Vulnerable Road Users Key Area includes emphasis areas related to non-motorized road users, such as pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists; and those on scooters and other forms of micromobility. The Vulnerable Road Users Key Area includes the CEA Task Forces for Pedestrians and Motorcyclists, which have specific strategies presented on the following pages. Future actions related to bicyclists and micromobility safety will be addressed by the task force as needed.

Chair: Bill Story, NDOT Multimodal Program

The Nevada Crash Data Dashboard provides information on who is involved in pedestrian-related driving fatalities and fatal crashes, where and when these crashes occurred, and why they happened. Nevada’s strategies to reduce pedestrian-related driving fatalities and serious injuries are listed below.

378 pedestrians lost their lives in pedestrian crashes on Nevada roads between 2015 - 2019.
Zero Fatalities

TASK FORCE LEADERS

Vice Chair: Erin Breen, UNLV Vulnerable Road Users Project

EVENTS

March 11, 2021 – Pedestrian Action Update Meeting

STRATEGIES AND ACTION STEPS

  1. Screen the roadway network for high-risk signalized intersections and apply effective and/or
    innovative countermeasures for pedestrians.
  2. Screen the roadway network for high-risk segments and apply effective and/or innovative
    countermeasures for pedestrians.
  3. Conduct outreach and education initiatives for target audiences that focus on eliminating highrisk
    pedestrian behaviors.

ADVISORY OPINIONS

All Advisory Opinions for the 2021 Legislative session are under development.

Resources

DocumentsDownloadDate
Intersection Safety and Pedestrian Safety Task Force Meeting MinutesPDF12/2020
Pedestrian Safety Task Force Quarterly Summary ReportPDF03/2020
Pedestrian Safety Critical Emphasis Area Fact SheetPDF08/2019
USDOT Pedestrian Safety Action PlanPDF2020
Pedestrian Fatalities by State – 2018 Preliminary DataPDF2019
Vision Zero Truckee Meadows Draft Action PlanPDF2019
The Basics of Micromobility and Related Motorized Devices for Personal TransportWebsite2019
E-Scooter Management in Midsized Cities in the United StatesWebsite2019
Pedestrian SafetyPDF2019
Bicycle SafetyPDF2019
Traffic Law 101PDF2019
Traffic Law 102PDF2019
Early Estimate of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities in 2018PDF2019
Traffic Safety Facts – Bicyclists and other CyclistsPDF2019
DWI History of Fatally Injured PedestriansPDF2019
Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State – 2019 Preliminary DataPDF2019
Pedestrian Fatalities by State – 2017 Preliminary DataPDF2018
Injured Pedestrians: A National Descriptive Analysis (2012-2016)PDF2016
Pedestrian Refuge Islands White PaperPDF2014
Pedestrian Safety A Road Safety Manual for Decision-Makers and PractitionersPDF2013