• Stand back on the sidewalk until ready to cross the street
  • Use crosswalks and intersections with crossing guards, if possible
  • Let the crossing guard push the pedestrian signal button at crosswalks
  • Obey pedestrian signals at intersections and always use the pedestrian signal push buttons
  • Make sure vehicles travelling in all directions have come to a complete stop and the road has no visible moving traffic before crossing
  • Do not cross the street between parked vehicles
  • Always make eye contact with the driver
  • Walk, do not run
  • Walk beside your bike or scooter, do not ride while crossing the road
  • Do not wear earphones or text while walking or cycling

Visit york.ca/SafeAtSchool for more information about school safety from York Region Public Health.

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