— 67 per cent of fatalities occurred on roads with speed limits above 50 km/h.
— Five per cent of deaths occurred at speed limits below 50 km/h.
— Seniors (13.2% of population) accounted for 36% of deaths.
— Children accounted for 3% of deaths.
— Peak hours for collisions between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m., Monday to Friday.
— January is the deadliest month.
— 76% of fatalities occurred in urban areas.
— 31% hit crossing mid-block, 14% on sidewalk or shoulder, 25% at intersections.
— Drivers and pedestrians roughly equally responsible.
— Design streets to be safe, convenient and comfortable for every user.
— The province should develop a "walking strategy" and safety education program.
— Earmark infrastructure funding for pedestrian facilities.
— Lower unsigned default speed limit to 40 km/h on residential streets from 50 km/h.
— Allow municipalities to erect non-signalized pedestrian crossings in mid-block areas.
— Transport Canada should make side-guards mandatory on heavy trucks.
SOURCE: Pedestrian Deaths Review, Office of the Chief Coroner of OntarioSuggest a correction