Here are some great Safety Resources for teachers, parents, kids and educators. Shared with us from EducatorLabs Global Road Safety Partnership http://www.grsproadsafety.org/ Cycling: THINK!: Roadsafety http://think.direct.gov.uk/cycling.html (has an Education link for parents and teachers here: http://think.direct.gov.uk/education/early-years-and-primary/) Bicycles | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration http://www.nhtsa.gov/Bicycles Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety Guide http://www.onlineloancalculator.org/resources/pedestrian-safety.php Safety Tips | Safe Kids Worldwide … Continue reading Safety Resources to share
Here in Moscow, this Saturday (June 7th) from 10-2pm is the Officer Newbill Kid's Safety Fair. It's the event of the year for kid's safety. Lots of free stuff including free helmets, free car seat checks (they'll give you a free car seat if yours is out of date) helmet decorating with reflective stickers, free … Continue reading Officer Newbill Kid’s Safety Fair this weekend
Helmet check https://sr2smoscow.com/2012/04/24/the-helmet-salute-2-4-1-helmet-fitting-can-be-fun/ A-B-C bike check Air, Breaks, Chain check before each ride! Stop, Look & Listen both ways Before crossing intersections and drive-ways 12 Bike safety tips https://sr2smoscow.com/resources/12-tips-for-biking-safely/ Take a practice ride Riding to school on a day before May 8th is a good idea to make sure your child knows how to how … Continue reading Safety Reminders for Fill the Racks! 2013
BMW Education Programme 'Safe on the Street' has been devised specifically for 7-11 year old pupils to deliver road safety information through tips, activities and quizzes. The website has been created in partnership with teachers and road safety experts to be inspiring, interesting and innovative. BMW has a long established commitment to supporting education across … Continue reading BMW’s “Safe on the Street” educational web-site for kids, parents and teachers
Here is the link for the Walking School Bus Guide that the National Center for Safe Routes to School put together. http://guide.saferoutesinfo.org/walking_school_bus/pdf/wsb_guide.pdf It is 24 pages and is very informative for parents wanting to start a Walking School Bus to school from their neighborhood. Please contact Brooke Lowry if you would like a WSB vest, signs, maps and … Continue reading Walking School Bus Guide
Biking and Walking in Idaho Idaho is committed to bicycle and pedestrian mobility. These forms of transportation provide healthy, economically beneficial and green mobility alternatives. The two modes are also key links within the entire transportation network in Idaho, which includes motor vehicles, transit, aeronautics, and a seaport. This commitment includes developing facilities for use … Continue reading Biking and Walking in Idaho (from ITD)
Bike Trains are a fun way for parents and kids to bike to school and practice safe bike skills together along the way! A bike train usually has 2-3 parents (a parent at each end and one in the middle if it's long) and has designated locations where they stop to pick up participants along … Continue reading Bike Trains!
This year will be the 8th Annual Officer Newbill Kids Safety Fair and it's going to be bigger and better than ever! Safe the date: Saturday, June 2nd from 10am - 2:00pm at Eastside Marketplace Activities to look forward to: Free helmets for kids 16 and under (given out by Moscow Police department) Helmet decorating … Continue reading Officer Newbill Kids Safety Fair – June 2nd 2012
I recently found this helmet salute and I think it's a great way to remember how your helmet should fit! Just remember, 2, 4, 1.... helmet fitting can be fun! http://www.toronto.ca/cycling/safety/helmet/helmet_241.htm Here's a pdf hand-out they also provide http://www.toronto.ca/cycling/safety/helmet/pdf/wearitright.pdf Happy and safe riding!
http://www.WalkBikeToSchool.org is a great place to learn about bike safety and fun ways to teach kids safe pedestrian skills There is way too much info for me to summarize so here are the links to get you started: Bike Safety: http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/keep-going/bike-safety Pedestrian Safety: http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/keep-going/pedestrian-safety Every year, about 25,000 child pedestrians are injured by motor vehicles. Reducing … Continue reading Some of the best ways to increase your child’s safety