Know how to act responsibly as a pedestrian and when traveling by car, bus, train etc.
Safe Cross Code song for each Patrol
Chairs for role play activities
This activity will recap on the Safe Cross Code and importance of knowing it and using it every day.
Get the Guides to discuss the different ways of staying safe in a car e.g. safety belts need to be worn, even for short trips: on a bus, need to go slowly if using stairs as bus can start/stop suddenly:on a train, know where the emergency stop handle is, when it should be used, wait until train has stopped etc.
Words of the Safe Cross Code are on the next page.
Role play, get the Guides to think of different scenarios to act out as a Patrole.g. as pedestrians, in a car, on the train.
Each Patrol will be asked to act out one of the scenarios.
Safe Cross Code Song:
Ask the Guides in Patrols to look at the Safe Cross Code and to write and perform a safe cross code song/rap suitable for teenagers.
More information/handouts available from Road Safety Authority.