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School Transportation Mode, by Distance between Home and School, United States, Consumer Styles 2012external icon

Almost one-fourth of car trips for children are to and from school. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children in the United States and this study identifies school transportation modes and factors associated with walking or bicycling among children living <1 mile of school.

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Naumann RB, Beck LF. Motor vehicle traffic-related pedestrian deaths, United States, 2001-2010. Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report 2013;62:277-282. Available at: