Crossing Guards are trained supervisors, paid or volunteer, who are legally empowered to stop traffic to assist students with crossing the street. Similarly, the School Safety Patrol program trains students to help their peers with traffic safety. Crossing guards and student safety patrollers both help keep students safe from traffic.
Elementary, middle school, caregivers, neighbors
Skills training/hands on training, school journey/pick-up and drop-off
Improved walking/bicycling safety behavior, improved driving safety behavior
Increased walking and biking
Are there crossing guards at your school?
Would you be more likely to allow your student to walk or bike to school if there were crossing guards?
Would you or someone you know be willing to participate in a crossing guard program?