Key road safety messages

To encourage a consistent approach to road safety the Key road safety messages have been developed by Centre for Road Safety, Transport for NSW.

Pedestrian safety

Early childhoodEarly Stage 1 & Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3

Always hold a grown-up’s hand

When a grown-up’s hand is not available, hold a pram, bag or clothes

Always cross the road with a grown-up

Hold a grown up’s hand when you cross the road

Hold a grown up’s hand when you’re on the footpath

Hold a grown up’s hand when you’re in a car park

Hold an adult’s hand when you cross the road

Use a safe place to cross the road

Stop! Look! Listen! Think! every time you cross the road

Use a safe place to cross the road

Passenger safety

Early childhoodEarly Stage 1 & Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3

Always buckle up your seatbelt

Always leave your seatbelt buckled up in the car

Always get in and out of the ‘Safety Door’

Click, clack, front and back

Always buckle up in your seatbelt

Get in and out of the car on the footpath side

Wait till the bus has gone and then use a safe place to cross the road

Click, clack, front and back

Always buckle up in your seatbelt

Get in and out of the car on the footpath side

Wait till the bus has gone and then use a safe place to cross the road

Click, clack, front and back

Always buckle up in your seatbelt

Get in and out of the car on the footpath side

Wait till the bus has gone and then use a safe place to cross the road

Safety on wheels

Early childhoodEarly Stage 1 & Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3

Always wear your helmet when riding your bike or wheeled toy

Always ask a grown-up where it is safe for you to play

Always wear a helmet when you ride or skate

Ride your bike in a safe place away from the road

Always wear a helmet when you ride or skate

Ride your bike in a safe place away from the road

Always wear a helmet when you ride or skate

Ride your bike away from busy roads

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