It is important that children and parents are encouraged to walk
to and from school for many different reasons, for example:-
Encouraging walking is raising the promotion of exercise in
order to tackle rising obesity issues.
If more people walked to and from school, there would be fewer
cars on the roads, fewer cars parked on the yellow Zig-Zag
markings, less congestion around our schools, less pollution and
fewer children injured on our roads.
Walking allows parents greater opportunities to communicate with
their children on the journey to school and allows them the
opportunity to teach road safety skills to their children on a