What bicycle skills should a child have before riding to school?

Key messages for bicyclist safety skills include:

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What do children need to know about pedestrian safety?

Safe walking behaviors can be taught as a parent walks with a child or it may be included as an organized training. Regardless of how it is taught, children should know the following:
Children need to know the following points:

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When should the education be delivered?

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How do you educate parents about the proper drop-off and pick-up process?

Educating parents and students on proper drop-of and pick-up process is essential in developing a safe and efficient system.

Safe Routes to School Overview Flier

This flier provides overview program information, including the definition of Safe Routes to School, the elements of Safe Routes to School programs, and why Safe Routes to School are important.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

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How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan will help state and local officials know where to begin to address pedestrian safety issues. It is also intended to assist agencies in further enhancing their existing pedestrian safety programs and activities, including identifying safety problems, analyzing information, and selecting optimal solutions. The guide also contains information on how to involve stakeholders, potential sources of funding for implementing projects and how to evaluate projects.

Authoring Organization: 
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
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