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Safety by numbers applies also for pedestrians. Expectancy is crucial – when pedestrians are present, drivers are better prepared for pedestrians in general and more ready for responding performing unexpected actions (e.g. stepping out )

The notion of “surprise” plays an important role: when PCWs were preceded by other events involving pedestrians (PCW or DZ), drivers significantly reduced their speeds and were better prepared for a potential conflict with pedestrians.

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