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Walk Your Child to School Today
Walk Your Child to School Today is a programme that aims to get children to walk to and from school while accompanied by adults. Young children have limited capabilities to judge the speed and distance of traffic and may not be able to read street and traffic signs. Parents and caregivers must teach and reinforce road safety skills in a real environment before children venture out on their own.
A safety pamphlet has been developed by the City of Saskatoon Traffic Safety Committee and Saskatoon District Health. Both agencies have agreed to share the pamphlet with others via CARSP's web site. The pamphlet is designed for 8.5x11, two-sided printing, in a tri-fold format. There is white space for adding the local contact information of participating organizations. The pamphlet can be downloaded as a PDF file (50 KB) from: