Safe Kids Are No Accident!. Getting to and from school safely. . . . Pedestrian Safety Tips. Cross the street only at the corners and in marked crosswalks. This sign marks a crosswalk. This is how the streets are painted in a crosswalk. Here is another example of a painted crosswalk.
Remember that sometimes drivers want to stop but the road may be slippery. That is why you must make sure the tires are not moving and the driver sees you before you step out in the street.
Brightly colored clothing and backpacks makes it easier for drivers to see you during the day time.At night, reflective material on clothing helps drivers see you better (stickers). Some coats and backpacks come with reflective material sewn on them.
When getting out of a car, get out on the grass side of the car. Do not go on the driver’s side which is the side of traffic flow.
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