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Crossing the street

Remember to always use the crosswalk if one is available.

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Here are some rules to follow to stay safe when crossing the street:
Children walking across a street

  Stop sign or a street without any signs:

  1. Stop a little back from the edge of the street
  2. Look left, then right, then left again to make sure the street is clear
  3. Walk across the street
  4. Make sure that you are always watching for cars as you cross
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Crosswalk light walking

  Street light:

  1. If there is a red hand, stop a little back from the edge of the street
  2. Wait until the street light changes to a white crossing signal
  3. Walk across the street
  4. Make sure that you are always watching for cars as you cross
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