Learn the importance of teaching your children about pedestrian safety.
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Melanie Raposo: Hi every body I'm Melanie Raposo, and welcome to mommy's minute, teaching your children about pedestrian safety will help keep them safe when traveling to school, or to friend's house. Children running on to the street is the number one cause of fatal pedestrian accidents involving children. It's important to tell your young children that when crossing the street that they should always be accompanied by an adult. Also remind them that they should be crossing a cross walks and intersections and to always look both ways before crossing the street. Lastly just coach your child from stepping of the curve in between park cars, motorist can often miss them that way, and make sure that they are aware of cause of returning or backing up.