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Road safety cartoons

Take a look at the selection of cartoons which highlight the dangers of crossing at the wrong place to always stopping, looking and listening when crossing the road.

The boy who didn't stop look and listen

Find out what happened to the boy who didn't stop look and listen.

Voice over: The boy who didn’t stop look and listen

Screen caption: The boy who didn’t stop look and listen

Under grey cloudy sky stands a boy who has his left leg in plaster and has one crutch.  The words "The boy who didn’t stop look and listen" appear about the boy.

Voice over: Before his leg was bent backwards he loved to play football all day.

The boy is watching a flash back of bright and sunny day where he is playing football.

Voice over: The boy didn’t cross in a safe place…

The boys is unhappy.

Voice over: …where he could see cars come his way…

The boy is now watching a flash back of himself playing football with friends on a sunny day, he picks up the ball and runs towards the road whilst his friends stay in the park.

Voice over: …he didn’t stop, look and listen.  The car hit him at quite a pace…

The boy is looking scared as he sees the car approaching him, there's a screech of tyres and then a bang.

The boy's stood under grey cloudy sky again, he is sad and standing alone with his crutch and broken leg.  A football bounces towards him, he tries to reach out and stop it.

Voice over: …and now he cannot play football because his leg broke in more than one place.

A girl and two boys run over to the football and pick it up, they then run off, when the group of friends reach the road they Stop, Look and Listen and then cross safely.

Screen Caption: Stop, Look, Listen

 

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The girl who didn't dress bright in the dark

Find out what happened to the girl who didn't dress bright in the dark.

Voice over: The girl who didn’t dress bright in the dark.

Screen caption: The girl who didn’t dress bright in the dark.

Grey cloudy sky and mist are surrounding a girl who is stood on a path.  The girl is sad and scruffy, she is holding her right arm across her stomach and her neck is in a supportive collar.

Voice over: She always liked to look her best so didn’t wear a nice bright vest or…

The girl is watching herself in a flash back.  She is smartly dressed, happy and walking along a path in daylight.

Voice over: …any clothing that was bright when she was out at nearly night.

The girl walks along the path and approaches the road and daylight turns to twilight.  As the girl approaches the road, the street lights behind the girl light up.

Voice over: The traffic couldn’t see her see.

The girl carries on, walking into the road, there is the sound of a car approaching. The girl turns her head to see the cars headlights approaching her.

The girl is stood under grey cloudy sky with mist around her again, looking sad and nursing her injuries.

Voice over: And now she isn’t so trendy.  The car drove right into her goods and covered her with bruising and cuts.

Three children walk past her, they all have reflective bands across their bodies.  One girl has a bicycle, she has reflective stickers on her helmet and lights on her bike.

Screen Caption: Dress bright and be seen

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The boy who didn't look for a safe place to cross

Find out what happened to the boy who didn't look for a safe place to cross.

Voice over: The boy who didn’t look for a safe place to cross.

Screen caption: The boy who didn’t look for a safe place to cross.

Grey cloudy sky and mist are surrounding a boy who is stood on a path.  The boy is looking sad and has his right arm in a sling.

Voice over: He couldn’t be bothered to walk to a place where cars could be seen from a nice open space.

The boy is watching a flash back of three children playing frisbee in a park, the boy looks away from the park to see himself next to a bend in the road.  He is on the path and is looking to cross the road.

Voice over: He started crossing the road right next to a bend…

The boy under the grey cloudy sky puts his hand up to stop what is going to happen.

Voice over: …now his arm for some while will be struggling to mend.

Travelling inside the car you see a bend approaching and as the car goes round the bend the boy is walking out into the road. 

Voice over:  The car cannot dodge what he cannot see so flattened the boy unfortunately.

The boy under the grey cloudy sky is standing on the path with his arm in a sling looking unhappy.

Voice over: Now he can’t swim, dress himself or go cart ‘cause his arm is on the mend after falling apart.

The boy watches three children who are walking on the pavement.  The are looking for a safe place to cross the road, when they find it, they stop and cross the road when it is safe to do so.

Voice over: Always cross where you can see what’s coming.

Screen Caption: Always cross where you can see what’s coming.

 

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