Green Cross Code


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Green Cross Code

(in Britain) a code for children giving rules for road safety: first issued in 1971
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Pedestrians following the Green Cross Code and reduced speed limits are important to protect road users.
Now, with MORE TH>N insurance, David has launched a new Green Cross Code Man campaign, this time reminding adults of the dangers of the road.
The 6ft 6in actor, who also played Star Wars villain Darth Vader, said: "It's hard to believe the Green Cross Code man has had to come back to teach adults how to cross the road.
Children need to switch off their electronic devices, follow the Green Cross Code and make sure that motorists can easily see them when they are crossing the road.
We have a team of 15 staff who help them leave but children being children they don't always follow the green cross code.
Today, with 12 million motorbikes on the road, I guess the green cross code is a better bet.
All those nights studying the Green Cross Code or clicking through those repetitive CDROMs, when you'd much rather have been doing anything else.
Unfortunately rats don't know the Green Cross Code, they don't stick to boundaries.
the Green Cross Code Man is credited with saving over a quarter of a million children's lives during his '70s campaign
The sad death of Alvin Stardust brought to mind his hits like My Coo Ca Choo but I'd forgotten that, at the height of his fame in the mid-70s, he was in the Green Cross Code ads.
He was also an actor and in the mid-1970s, he appeared on TV as part of the Green Cross Code road safety campaign.
CHILDREN at Acorns Nurseries in St Mellons have been using role play as a way of learning the importance of the green cross code.