Kids riding bicycles safely

Traffic cone icon Traffic, Bike & Pedestrian Safety (all ages)

These trainings accurately simulates real life traffic situations. Teaching students in this way promotes information retention, which when applied, can save the life of anyone who walks, bikes, or drives. This course starts as early as Pre-K, advances with each grade, and builds on the previous year.

 

Traffic Safety Course walk-through:

The first grade class helps students understand the many components of traffic safety. The students will explore the meaning of traffic and street signs, the rules of the road, the dangers of the railroad, and the importance of seat belts.

The second grade class builds upon the knowledge gained from the first grade traffic safety class. The students review the meaning of traffic and street signs, the rules of the road, the dangers of the railroad, and the importance of seat belts. There is also an in depth discussion about pedestrian safety and of slow moving vehicles.

One of the most popular activities in the village is driving the electric cars. At the end of the first and second grade classes, the students are given the opportunity to operate the electric vehicles within the village to review and reinforce the knowledge they gained in the classroom. They are also given a ride on the Safety Village Express.

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Bike Safety Course walk-through:

Our bicycle safety class is designed to assist students in understanding the many components involved in safe bicycle riding. The students will learn the meaning of traffic and street signs, the rules of the road, and the dangers of the railroad. They will be taught hand signals and the ABC’s of bicycles. Before riding a bike, it is important to check the Air in the tires, make sure the Brakes work, and that the Chain is working properly.

There is a discussion about proper clothing and the need for wearing a helmet while bicycling, no matter the distance they may travel or their level of experience. The class ends with the opportunity for students to ride bicycles within the village to review and reinforce the knowledge the students gained in the classroom.

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Pedestrian Safety Course Walk-through:

This course is designed to provide younger students with an understanding of how to use a crosswalk safely and how to stay safe in a parking lot by being given an opportunity to practice the safety skills. The students will learn about the importance of using crosswalks and sidewalks, why we never step out in between vehicles, or chase objects into the street, and allow students to practice how to correctly use a crosswalk.  Parking lot safety is also discussed.  This course is paired with poison and gun safety.

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Funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration with a grant from the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee