Announcing the release of Crosswalk Heroes: Techniques and Tactics for Crossing Guards, the new training video for New Jersey Crossing Guards

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The New Jersey SRTS Resource Center has released a new training video for use by crossing guard supervisors statewide. This new training video reviews:

  • New Jersey laws that support crossing guards
  • Crossing procedures
  • Expectations and duties of crossing guards, and
  • Importance of crossing guard uniform and equipment

This 12-minute video presents the principle concepts of the NJ Crossing Guard Training Program and can be used as a refresher for experienced guards and a reinforcement of training for new guards.

 

Also — a new look for the New Jersey Crossing Guard Website!!

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The NJ Crossing Guard Training Program is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety with funding from the Federal Highway Administration, and by New Jersey Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund.