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    School Crossing Guards

    Primary Purpose

    To escort pedestrians across a roadway safely at designated school crossing locations in accordance with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and of Town of Halton Hills guidelines.

    School crossing guard locations are determined through a technical warrant. Should you have any questions related to the implementation of school crossing guards please contact 905-873-2601 Ext. 2215.


    How to Identify a Crossing Guard

    For everyone's safety please read the following important tips for identifying a crossing guard.

    • Crossing guards are readily identifiable in their bright orange vests and reflective armbands and holding a stop sign in an upright position when crossing pedestrians.
    • As a motorist, you MUST STOP before reaching a crosswalk when the stop sign is in an upright position and the crossing guard and pedestrians are in the crosswalk.
    • Motorists SHOULD NOT proceed through the crosswalk until the pedestrians and the crossing guard has cleared the roadway.
    • Be courteous and attentive and obey the crossing guard at all school crossings.
    • To report any concerns involving a school crossing guards contact 905-873-2601 Ext. 2610.


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