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TRAFFIC AND ROAD SAFETY
ROAD SAFETY • Road traffic safety refers to the methods and measures used to prevent road users from being killed or seriously injured. • Road users include: pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, vehicle passengers, and bus riders.
Why is Road Safety Important? • Children and young people are at risk on the roads. • We all need to learn to use the road responsibily. • Road safety education plays an important role in shaping the attitudes and behaviors of children and young people.
Pedestrian Walk Signal • The WALK signal is found at busy intersections. • It means that it is OKAY for you to cross the street.
Pedestrian Do Not Walk Signal • The DO NOT WALK signal is a picture of a red hand, meaning you should STOP.
Pedestrain Crosswalk • Always WALK on the Zebra crossing • Do NOT dash across the street • Do NOT run across the Street
Crossing the Street
Red Light When the signal light turns RED, cars should STOP.
Yellow Light When the signal light turns YELLOW, cars should SLOW down and prepare to STOP.
Green Light When the signal light turns GREEN, cars should GO
Conclusion • Road safety is very important for people of all ages to be safe and secure. • Everyone should follow all the rules, regulations and signs of the road traffic lights.
WALKSAFE • http: //iwalksafe. org/schools/resources/ • http: //iwalksafe. org/schools/training/