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Why do people ride on the footpath?

Haworth, Narelle L. & Schramm, Amy J. (2011) Why do people ride on the footpath? In Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress, 18-21 September 2011, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, QLD. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Recent increases in cycling have led to concerns about interactions between cyclists and pedestrians on footpaths and off-road paths. Much of the cycling research suggests that riding on the footpath is more dangerous than on the road. In most Australian jurisdictions, adults are only permitted to cycle on footpaths when accompanying a child. However, this rule does not apply in Queensland. This paper examines the predictors of footpath riding by adults in Queensland

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ID Code: 47176
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Keywords: interactions between cyclists and pedestrians , off-road paths
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Narelle Haworth & Amy Schramm
Deposited On: 24 Nov 2011 07:54
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2011 07:54

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