The School Safety Patrol program is a partnership between CAA, the police, school boards, teachers, parents and students. The program teaches students about road safety. It encourages students from ages 11 – 14 to volunteer helping other students cross the road safely or how to ride the school bus in
A ‘Walking School Bus’ is group of children, accompanied by adult volunteers, who walk or wheel along an established route together, collecting more children as they go to make the trip to and from school safer and more sociable.
Cars dropping students off create traffic mayhem. A potential solution is to provide schools and families with resources that provide alternative options to dropping off and picking up students directly in front of their school. Active School Travel Maps are great visual tools that helps families to choose alternate locations to park
Videos are a great way to educate and encourage students to choose active and sustainable modes of travel regularly. Video topics cover pedestrian, road, and cycling safety. Click below.
The Active & Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) partnership has developed the ‘Active School Travel (AST) Safety Presentation’ for use within elementary schools to work towards the goal of increasing children’s safety on their journey to and from school. Safety skills and practices relating to walking, cycling and riding the
11 Steps you can take to increase your child’s safety walking to school.
A roundabout is a circular intersection where two or more roads meet. Traffic circulates through them counter-clockwise, to the right of a centre island. All entering vehicles must yield to traffic already in the roundabout.