ERIC Number: ED348748
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Oregon Traffic Patrol Manual for Schools, Revised.
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Oregon legislation established a uniform policy for the operation of school traffic patrols in 1961. This publication describes the role of the traffic patrol and provides guidelines for its operation. Policies and practices that have proved to be effective are presented to help local districts. Sections provide information on the following topics: law and authority (purpose, local supervisors, and guidelines); employee, patrol officer--student leaders, patrol members--students' parental consent, and installation of safety patrol); operation (training of patrol members, periods of duty, patrol locations, patrol position and procedures, patrols for walking groups); traffic control devices and equipment; adult patrol members (use of adult crossing guards and training; violations and accidents (reporting violations and accidents and liability and insurance); support organizations; and recognition for patrol members. Appendices contain a safety patrol advisor's checklist, an inventory and order form, traffic patrol statutes, and the Oregon Department of Education school patrol pledge. (LMI)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Education, School Policy, School Safety, State Standards, Traffic Control, Traffic Safety
Publications Sales Clerk, Oregon Department of Education, 700 Pringle Parkway S.E., Salem, OR 97310-0290 ($2).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Identifiers: Oregon; School Safety Patrols