Published in Hospital and Nursing Home Week, May 6th, 2004
In a study of children seen in the emergency department of Children's Hospital Oakland from March 1, 1995-March 1, 2000, researchers found that those children living on or near streets with speed humps were less likely to be injured or killed by automobiles than children who lived on streets without such speed humps.
Living within a block of a speed hump was associated with a roughly two-fold reduction in the odds of injury within a child's neighborhood. Overall, living near a speed hump...
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