Learn more about safely crossing the street, safe school zones and traffic safety enforcement.

Safety Tips

  • Be aware of your surroundings and stay alert when crossing the street
  • Maintain eye contact with drivers and wait until vehicles have stopped before you cross
  • Only cross the street at designated crossing points
  • Get noticed! Wear light-coloured or reflective clothing when walking in low light or poor weather conditions
  • Don't start crossing after the walk light has ended
  • Unplug, don't be a distracted walker
  • Watch for vehicles turning as you cross intersections
  • If a vehicle has stopped for you in a crosswalk, don’t assume that it’s safe to cross the remaining lanes of traffic
  • Make sure all vehicles have seen you and will stop for you before proceeding

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors