Profession crossing guard
Crossing guards direct pedestrians in public places like streets nearby schools or railways to cross public roads and intersections by observing traffic and holding a stop sign towards the vehicles to allow the crossing of pedestrians in a safe and orderly manner.
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- Traffic signs
The signals and road signs used in traffic, their meaning and what to do or not to do when you come across them.
- Road traffic laws
Understand road traffic laws and the rules of the road.
- Local geography
The range of physical and geographical properties and descriptions of a local area, by street names and not only.
- Regulate traffic
Regulate the flow of traffic by using assigned hand signals, assisting travellers on the road, and aiding people to cross the street.
- React calmly in stressful situations
React quickly, calmly, and safely to unexpected situations. Provide a solution that solves the problem or diminishes its impact.
- Monitor traffic flow
Monitor the traffic that passes by a certain point, like for instance a pedestrian crossing. Monitor the amount of vehicles, the speed at which they go by and the interval between the passing by of two successive cars.
- Interpret traffic signals
Observe lights on the road, road conditions, nearby traffic, and prescribed speed limits to ensure safety. Interpret traffic signals and act accordingly.
- Use signalling equipment
Utilise signalling equipment, like traffic signs or signalling lights, to regulate traffic or transport.
- Stay alert
Stay focused and alert at all times; react quickly in the case of unexpected events. Concentrate and do not get distracted performing a task over a long period of time.
- Escort pedestrians across streets
Help pedestrians who have difficulties crossing streets across the street, stopping traffic if necessary.