In Canada, pedestrian injuries are one of the leading causes of injury-related deaths in children under 14 years of age. Fortunately over the past decade there has been a slow decrease in the number of pedestrian-related injuries and deaths. We want to see this continue. Click on brochure cover to access whole brochure.
Children under the age of nine usually do not have the capacity to make good judgments about traffic. They should always be accompanied by an adult or older child whenever they cross the street.
Kidestrians is a pedestrian education program for parents, teachers and child care workers to use to teach children to be safer when out walking and crossing the streets.
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