Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Community Safety"
Use devices such as speed cameras, laser devices, radar, etc. to enforce speed limits; devices can be permanent fixtures or be used manually by law enforcement officers
Establish laws that require bicyclists to wear helmets; laws can apply to children or all bicyclists and can be established at the state or local level
Accommodate or provide dedicated space for bicyclists via bicycle paths, lanes, cycle tracks or protected bike lanes, etc.
Match disadvantaged or at-risk youth with volunteer mentors in school or community settings
Share information about the importance of proper car seat use and enforce existing laws via checkpoints, dedicated law enforcement officials, etc.
Promote child bicycle helmet use via bicycle safety education, media campaigns, or provision of free or subsidized helmets
Impose penalties on adults for a child’s unsupervised access to firearms or violation of safe firearm storage requirements