This training video explains the crossing guard's roles and responsibilities as allowed by Utah law and provides visual examples of crossing procedures. Topics covered in the training include the child pedestrian, the importance of the crossing guard, the crossing guard's equipment and its proper use, how to handle a variety of crossing situations and what to do in emergencies.
School Crossing Guards in Utah: A Training Video was developed by Utah Highway Safety, West Valley Police Department, and the WB30 television station. The training video has an approximate run time of 16 minutes.
Dale Ann Wright, crossing guard supervisor for West Valley Police Department, spearheaded the project by bringing together the appropriate partners and by writing, directing, and participating in the film. This training video has been approved by Utah Department of Transportation and has been applauded by crossing guard supervisors across the state.