Safer Travel 2

It's really important we help our children not only to understand the risk from the dangers of traffic, but what will help them travel safely.

It's really important we help our children not only to understand the risk from the dangers of traffic, but what will help them travel safely.

This collection covers using safer crossing places, getting in and out of the car on the side furthest from traffic, dangers and hazards on the road and much more.

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Games

Safer Travel

7 - 11yrs Students

This fun game in a form of a treasure book covers key road safety messages. Games include Crack the Code, Safety Secrets and Unlock the Letters.

Street Smart Quiz

4 - 7yrs, 7 - 11yrs Students

Test your knowledge from the Be Safe, Be Seen and Safer Travel sections of this site with our interactive Street Smart quiz.

Work sheets

Crossword

7 - 11yrs Students

Crossword reinforcing safety on the roads.

Creative Writing

7 - 11yrs Students

Finishing a story about hazards on the road with suggested words, hints and tips.

Spot the Danger

7 - 11yrs Students

Simple visual exercise spotting potential dangers.

Plan a Safer Route

7 - 11yrs Students

Planning a safer route from home to school using a grid and road safety symbols.

Fun/Fact sheets

Safer Car Travel

7 - 11yrs Students

Safer Car travel - top tips: Key information on how to stay safe when travelling in the car.

Being Seen

7 - 11yrs Students

Tips on seeing and being seen in bad weather and in the dark.

Safer Crossing Places

7 - 11yrs Students

Information about the safest places to cross the road.

Dangers and Hazards

7 - 11yrs Students

Know the rules of the road, recognise and obey all road signs and light signals.

Teachers' and Parents' notes

Overview

4 - 7yrs, 7 - 11yrs Teachers

Children on or near roads are highly vulnerable - busy traffic on urban and rural roads can put them at risk. It is even more dangerous in bad weather or in hours of darkness, particularly around the times the clocks change.

Specific teaching points about conspicuity

4 - 7yrs, 7 - 11yrs Teachers

Specific teaching points about conspicuity.

Specific teaching points about safer travel

4 - 7yrs, 7 - 11yrs Teachers

Specific teaching points about safer travel.

Teacher's overview - Interactive activities

4 - 7yrs, 7 - 11yrs Teachers

The interactive activities - using the resources.

Word banks/Glossaries

Glossary

7 - 11yrs Students

Glossary