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Young Children & Road Safety

Choose safe places to cross

  • Clear view of traffic both ways.
  • Enough gaps in the traffic.
  • Choose the shortest path across the road.
  • Don’t walk out from between cars.
  • Use pedestrian refuges (teach the children which way to look for traffic).
  • Use school/pedestrian crossings/ traffic lights where possible.

Stop, Look, Listen, Think

  • STOP one step back from the kerb or shoulder of the road if there is no footpath.
  • LOOK in all directions for approaching traffic.
  • LISTEN in all directions for approaching traffic.
  • THINK about whether it is safe to cross the road – when the road is clear or all traffic has stopped.
  • When crossing, walk straight across the road.
  • Keep LOOKING and LISTENING for traffic while crossing.

Community programs

  • Starting Out Safely: Thingle Toodle in Kindergartens.
  • Road Safe Today and Everyday- Primary Schools Event.
  • Warrnambool Art Gallery facade undergoes maintenance.
    Friday, 23 February 2018
    The Warrnambool Art Gallery is undergoing a minor facelift with the removal of its portico.
  • Detox Your Home
    Thursday, 22 February 2018
    Now is the time to rid yourself of the unwanted chemicals cluttering up your shed or garage.
  • Fun4Kids Festival
    Wednesday, 21 February 2018
    After 19 festivals the curtain is to come down on one of Australia’s longest running children’s festivals, Fun4Kids.

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