The Spring National Road Safety Campaign began on the 6th.
In January, in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, where a 9-year-old boy was hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing and died, police officers instructed new first-year students entering elementary school on the correct way to cross the pedestrian crossing. ..
On the 6th, the entrance ceremony of the elementary school was held, and about 140 new first graders attended Tsukado Elementary School in Setagaya Ward, which was the venue, one after another.
Guidance was given at the pedestrian crossing in front of the main gate, and 10 police officers from the Metropolitan Police Department first explained to the children the points to note when crossing the pedestrian crossing using the panel.
Then, when the police officer said, "Look at the right, look at the left, look at the right again, then raise your hand and cross." I was crossing the sidewalk.
A new first grade boy said, "When crossing a pedestrian crossing, pay attention to the left and right and raise your hand."
According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, there were a total of 310 accidents involving elementary school students walking in Tokyo last year, and in January, a 9-year-old boy was crossing a pedestrian crossing in Setagaya Ward. , An accident has occurred in which a car that turned left at an intersection hit me and died.
Takao Yoshioka, chief of the Seijo Police Station, said, "Because new students start going to and from school today, I want them to follow the traffic rules and have a fun school life. Also, the driver is always aware that children may pop out. I want you to drive. "