Walking to School Safely
Keep kids safe this new school year with these pedestrian and driver safety tips:
___ Always cross the street with an adult until age 10.
___ Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks when possible.
___ Look left, right and left again when crossing.
___ Always walk, never run, when crossing streets.
___ Walk on sidewalks or paths.
___ Walk facing traffic as far to the left as possible if there are no sidewalks.
___ Slow down and be especially alert in residential neighborhoods and school zones.
___ Take extra time to look for children on and near the road, before and after school hours.
___ Reduce any distractions inside your car so you can concentrate on the road and your surroundings.
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