Crossing the road is something all children should learn how to do from a young age. For the most part this is true, thanks to good teaching by parents and teachers. The dangers of the road cannot be underestimated by any of us, regardless of age. However children are perhaps more likely to forget about the potential dangers that might be present and to walk out into the road without looking.
We all know that accidents can happen for a variety of different reasons. Sometimes the child can do everything right and still be involved in a school crossing car accident. If this should occur it might result in severe injuries for the child concerned, depending on what happens in the accident and what the outcome is. Accidents can potentially differ a lot depending on the exact circumstances that surround them.
There have been situations in the past where children have been alert to dangers and have still been involved in accidents where they have sustained injuries of some kind. While school crossing accidents are rare they still have the potential to occur and they can devastate all those involved.
How might such an accident happen?
We all know the importance of being alert whenever we are out on the roads or using the pavements. It doesn’t matter whether we are driving or using the pavement as a pedestrian, the need to be alert and capable of spotting potential dangers is essential in every case. This alone can help prevent the potential for accidents to occur. However there are cases where potential accidents could happen, and school crossings might be included in these. Statistics show accidents close to schools tend to be more common than those further out, which is concerning in itself.
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Date Published: February 6, 2015
Author: David Brown