Now you are starting to walk places on your own have you thought about the best places to cross the roads near where you live?

An example of a zebra crossing in use

Bad places to cross the road include;

  • Busy road
  • Just by a bend - you can't see what is coming
  • Between parked cars - you can’t see properly and the cars can't see you

Good places to cross the road include;

  • Pedestrian crossings: traffic lights and zebra crossing. It's important to still look and wait until the cars have stopped. Don't just step out and assume that cars will stop
  • Footbridge
  • Subway
  • Lollypop person