Good Pedestrian Behavior

Guidelines for Good Pedestrian Behavior

Guidelines for Children:

  • Look both ways before crossing (left, right, left again)
  • Walk, don’t run across the street
  • Cross only at safe corners, even if you walk farther
  • Choose the route with fewest streets to cross
  • When possible, cross streets at the crosswalk and where there are traffic signs and signals
  • Obey traffic signs and signals
  • Face traffic when walking on roads without sidewalks
  • Watch for turning cars
  • Keep from walking between parked cars
  • Refuse to ride with strangers

(U.S. Department of Transportation)