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.
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.
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.