The first step to
improving the road safety of children on the way to school is education. And
it's not just about recipes. You also need to learn to anticipate the
situation. You should go with the child several times to talk about the dangers
and explain how to act in difficult moments. In addition, we must adhere to the
rules themselves, because the youngest are observers, who quickly take over
from us bad habits.
"If the baby
is delivered, we always put them in the child seat. In addition, do not stop
the car in inappropriate places to quickly release the child to school, "-
says Maria, director of the Center for Road Safety at the Institute of Motor
Transport, in an interview. Also remember that a child under 7 cannot go to
also take care of the right outfit for their baby, including reflective
elements. As we move in the evening, we are only visible to the driver
at a distance of 20 m. The reflector increases this distance even up to 150 m!
When a child cycles, always have a helmet on his head.
is also a responsibility of the school and the local government. They should
take care of the appropriate means of transport to bring their children to
school and to train drivers and careers, hand out the reflective vest to students
for visibility, as well as organize educational meetings for students.