Bishop Shanahan National School

Safety Tips when Walking/Cycling/Scooting

HERE ARE SOME TOP TIPS ON HOW TO KEEP SAFE WHEN WALKING OR CYCLING:

Walking

  • Always be bright and be seen
  • Always stay on pavements or footpaths
  • Always use pedestrian crossings or lollipop wardens
  • Always be responsible near roads
  • Always remember the Safe Cross Code
  • Always take care when crossing cycle lanes

Cycling

  • Always wear the correct high vis clothing
  • Always wear a helmet that fits
  • Always check the brakes and wheels
  • Always use cycle lanes where possible
  • Always use lights in poor light and visibility
  • Always use a bike that suits your size
  • Never use an ipod, walkman or mobile phone when cycling

Travelling by car

  • Always wear a seatbelt
  • Always use a booster seat if needed
  • Never distract the driver’s attention
  • Never open doors while car is moving
  • Always get out of the car with caution and never on the side where traffic is passing

 

Click here for Scoot Safer Tips for families

 

November 2019

 
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