Safe Steps to the School Bus Stop: How Parents Can Encourage Safe Walking

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)

Getting to school on-time and ready to learn starts with the trip to school. Whether walking to the bus stop or all the way to school, parents and caregivers play a critical role in building their child’s pedestrian safety skills. Spending time walking together can also be a chance for parents and children to connect and for children to understand the world around them as they build their independence. Parents and caregivers can help their child by encouraging safe behaviors while walking. This resource provides tips for pedestrian safety for any walking trip, with some special considerations for the trip to and from the school bus.

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