Child Pedestrian Safety Part 3 Of 3

Here are some tips on how to keep your children safe while walking at any age:


  • Supervise them at all times
  • Teach by explaining
  • Teach by example
  • Praise them

Children ages 5- 10

  • Accompany them
  • Make sure they follow these rules when crossing the street:
    • Stop at a curb or the edge of the road, and only at a corner or intersection
    • Look left-right-left for moving cars
    • Walk, don’t run, when road is clear or all cars have come to a stop
    • Stay alert and keep looking for cars as you cross
  • Remind them to use their eyes and ears at all times
  • Teach them to obey all traffic markers

Children ages 10 and up

  • Choose their route to school
  • Make sure they use the sidewalk
  • Make sure they are visible

If your child is injured in an accident, don’t hesitate to call our Ohio child accident lawyers at any time of the day or night.

Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC