Rules for Safe Street Crossing

Rules for Safe Street Crossing The following are rules you need to teach your children to keep them safe while crossing streets. Cross with an adult or older friend. (Young children still need supervision around traffic up to at least age 10.) Cross at intersections with traffic signals, when possible. Use the crosswalk when crossing near a corner. Watch for turning vehicles. Stop at the curb. Look left, right, left, and over your shoulder for traffic. Continue to look as you cross. Stop to look around parked cars or other objects that block the view of traffic. Let oncoming traffic pass, then look again before crossing. Make eye contact with drivers to make sure they see you.

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