AAA offers tips to keep Bronx kids safe when crossing busy roads
The Automobile Club of America (AAA) has found that the number one cause of death among Bronx children ages three to 14 is traffic and pedestrian accidents. So now, the organization is offering suggestions to help keep kids safe on busy Bronx and city streets.
Kids are reminded to cross at the green not in between. AAA says kids must remember to look both ways and always when going to school try to cross with a parent or crossing guard.
And kids are not the only ones who need to watch out on the roads. AAA also says drivers should use their headlights even during the day so children and others can easily see them coming. Next, drivers should slow down near schools and in residential areas. And finally drivers should use extra caution in bad weather.
The organization also recently held it's annual Traffic Safety Poster Program and two Bronx schools took part.