pedestrian safety Archives
Nov. 10, 2017—Faculty, students and staff can access and fill out a five-minute survey created by Vanderbilt Public Safety until Dec. 15.
Feb. 10, 2017—The Vanderbilt University Police Department, which responds to vehicle–pedestrian accidents near and on campus, offers some tips to help reduce the number of these accidents and improve campus safety.
Vanderbilt ophthalmologist emphasizes care in dim-light driving as time change brings darkness to evening commute
Nov. 3, 2016—With the end of daylight saving time, ophthalmologists at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute want to focus on a real issue—dim-light driving situations that can endanger drivers and pedestrians.
Oct. 26, 2016—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers safe trick-or-treating tips Safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt know Halloween can be scary, but for different reasons than you think. On average, twice as many children are killed while walking on Halloween than on any other day of the year.* “The excitement...
Aug. 5, 2016—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Offers Safety Tips to Prevent Injury, Death The start of the school year is the most dangerous time on neighborhood streets and in school zones for child-pedestrians and bus riders. As schools welcome students back to the classroom, experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are...
Jun. 3, 2016—Campus safety and planning officials as well as representatives of Metro Nashville Public Works are proactively addressing pedestrian and traffic safety concerns at Vanderbilt.
Warm weather heralds beginning of “trauma season”; Vanderbilt physicians urge pedestrians and drivers to use extra caution
Apr. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center trauma physicians are warning pedestrians and drivers to be attentive, alert and cautious as the weather warms up and the likelihood of auto-pedestrian accidents increases. In 2015, 18 pedestrians died after being struck by vehicles in Davidson County. In 2016, there have been two pedestrian deaths so far, according to Nashville...
Mar. 23, 2016—Students, faculty and staff are invited to join in a walking tour of campus on National Walking Day, April 6, at 2 p.m. The policy tour event will highlight bike and pedestrian safety efforts on campus.
Feb. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt is now home to a new organization, WalkBike Vanderbilt, which is working to promote a more walkable and bikeable campus.
Oct. 28, 2015—Safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt know Halloween can be scary, but for different reasons than you think. On average, twice as many children are killed while walking on Halloween than on any other day of the year.
Sep. 4, 2015—A Metro Nashville Public Works project will improve pedestrian safety and increase functionality at the intersection where 21st Avenue South meets Broadway near the entrance to Vanderbilt Law School.
Jul. 22, 2015—The Metro Nashville Police Department will host a “Share the Road” awareness event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25, in Centennial Park.