lollipop lady

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lollipop lady

A person who helps school children cross trafficked roads in the UK during the school year. The name refers to the large signs he or she holds to attract the attention of traffic, which resemble lollipops.
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While city officials make up their mind, why don't we just piggyback on Chicago's Crossing Guard Appreciation Day this year?
For example, every once in a while, crossing guards see a salamander apparently headed in the wrong direction.
She said, dad they've got an opening for a crossing guard at St.
Silka Iglesias, who works for the city Department of Transportation and who oversees the 146 crossing guards in the Valley.
The city provides on-the-job training for its 32 crossing guards, who get tips from city traffic engineers and sheriff's deputies from the traffic division.
We've all had the experience of feeling the world is against us when, in a rush, we get stuck behind a school bus, or see the school crossing guard start to lift the stop sign.
DeerDeter Wildlife Crossing Guards are in production with 3500 devices deployed in and around Austria as a deterrent to keep animals of all types from crossing roads, with more than 90% effectiveness reported.
However, school crosswalks not adjacent to school grounds may still be signed "When Children are Present," requiring motorists to drive 20 mph or less when children are in a crosswalk or waiting to cross, or when a crossing guard is present.
The problem did not affect school within Santa Clarita city limits where the city runs the crossing guard program.
In two weeks, his latest movie, The Crossing Guard, arrives in the UK - opening at just ONE cinema.
5, WRDW-FM, announced today that after three days of staffing the busy Mayfair intersection of Bleigh Avenue and Walker Street with a school crossing guard, the city of Philadelphia has responded and has hired a permanent school crossing guard for the intersection.
Competitive Sealed Bid: Ifb 4711-0-2015,wt/school crossing guard uniforms