Road Safety Going To School Road safety – By Noel Gibbons Road Safety Officer
Walking To School 1. Stop, look and listen. 2. Don ’ t try to cross the road between parked cars. 3. Never cross at a bend.
Walking To School 4. If there is a footpath - use it! 5. If there is no footpath, walk on the right hand side of the road, facing on-coming traffic and keeping as close as possible to the side of the road. 6. Walk in single file if the road is narrow or there is heavy traffic.
Cycling To School · Make sure that other people on the road can easily see you. Wear a reflective belt and bright clothes. It is important to wear suitable clothing when cycling. Make sure that your shoelaces are tied correctly before you begin cycling. · You should wear a helmet. Wear it correctly at all times with the chinstrap buckled.
Cycling To School · A bicycle must have a red reflector. At night, you need a red rear lamp and a white or yellow front lamp. Reflective armbands and belts are a must. · You should ride in single file to avoid overcrowding the road. You should not try stunt riding or giving passenger lifts.
Taking The Bus To School · Take care as the bus comes to close the stop - stand well in on the footpath or grass verge · Wait for the bus to come to a complete halt before going toward the door
Taking The Bus To School · Don ’ t push when you are getting off the bus. · While waiting for the bus to pull away, stand well in on the footpath or the grassy verge. · Wait until the bus pulls away before you cross the road. · Don ’ t walk in front of or behind the bus - wait for it to move.
Going In The Car To School ALWAYS WEAR YOUR SEAT BELT – front and back.