Preventing road accidents in accident prone environments
Summary of activities:
schools; 5400 children sensitised.
crossing guides trained.
crossing guide kits provided.
reflective snap band provide to children.
•Road markings and speed calming measures at
•Road safety education materials handed out to
•A crossing guide was observed at only one out
of five pre intervention. Crossing guides
observed at 4 out of 5
schools post intervention.
•Four months after intervention over 70%
pupils observed used the crossings provided.
increase in children looking left and
right post intervention.
decrease in children running across the
road in comparison to pre-intervention.
increase in knowledge of safest places to
increase in children walking single file following intervention.