Mapping it

This map of a typical Scottish town is great for getting young people thinking more about staying safe around roads and traffic. Click the image below to see the map in more detail.

Activity: Get from the park to the corner shop safely

Work in pairs or groups to complete the following activity.

Plan a safe walking route from the park to the corner shop.

  • Write down your tips for crossing the road safely.
  • List three road dangers to look out for on your journey.
  • Discuss: Is it always safe to use the underpass?
  • There are a few parked cars outside corner shop. Why is it important that you don’t cross the road in between them?

The downloadable map, as well as supporting material for Walking to the park tracker page and Walking to the corner shop tracker page content, are also available.

a2b safely map
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