dart-out

A child who runs into a street with motor vehicles (MVs); the child is undetected until directly in front of the MV, as he/she is hidden from view by parked vehicles and tall stationary objects

dart-out

Public health The running of a child into a street with motor vehicles–MVs; the child is undetected until directly in front of the MV, as he/she is hidden from view by parked vehicles and tall stationary objects
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Crash Type Distribution Dart-out first half 24% Intersection dash 13% Dart-out second half 10% Midblock dart 8% Turning-vehicle crashes 5% Other 40% Source: FHWA Based on an analysis of more than 8,000 crashes from six States, the most frequent crash types are dart -out first half (i.
This type of incident is particularly true for young pedestrians (under age 9), primarily because of dart-outs into the street.