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Letter to the editor
  1. Ivan Barry Pless
  1. Retired, Professor emeritus, Paediatrics and Epidemiology, Westmount, QC H3Y2V2, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ivan Barry Pless, Retired, Westmount, QC H3Y2V2, Canada; barry.pless{at}

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To the editor

I was delighted to read the excellent state-of-the-art review on child pedestrian injury prevention (Cloutier et al, Inj Prev 2021; 27:77–84) and pleased that among the authors were many former colleagues. I confess, however, I had mixed feelings about the conclusion: ‘The challenge facing us now is how to move these findings into action and intervene to reduce the child pedestrian motor vehicle collision, PMVC injury and fatality rates worldwide’. On the one hand, I fully agree that this is the logical challenge that follows such a convincing presentation of the evidence of what could be done. On the other hand, I was disappointed that more was …

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