Green Cross Code


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Green Cross Code

n
(Education) (in Britain) a code for children giving rules for road safety: first issued in 1971
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EVERYONE stop, look and listen - the Green Cross Code Man is back.
AN internet Green Cross Code aimed at helping children stay safe online has been launched.
G is for Green Cross Code: The Green Cross Code was introduced in the '70s to try and reduce the number of road traffic injuries to pedestrians.
Children shouldn't be allowed out alone until they are old enough to understand the Green Cross Code and use it properly.
The Green Cross Code man may be mounting a come-back to our screens, urging us all to look left, right and left again from the comfort of his tight fitting Lycra.
Flag it" - which campaigners hope will become as familiar as the road safety Green Cross Code.
After Star Wars, Prowse took his huge frame to the small screen as the Green Cross Code man, teaching youngsters to stop, look and listen before crossing the road in a long-running TV campaign.
Youngsters from Maesycoed Primary School, Pontypridd, took part in the How Fast Can I Stop campaign which aims to teach children to use the Green Cross Code correctly.
Goodyear's site reinforces the safety message and gives special attention to the Green Cross Code.
Organisers say it is often the first experience youngsters will have had of the Green Cross Code.
So 6ft 7in former Mr Universe Dave Prowse squeezed into the green and white body costume of the Green Cross Code Man to promote safety on the roads as a superhero.
Children are not taught the Green Cross Code any more,and do not respect the vehicles using the road.