Crossing Guard Services/ Traffic Control
Direct Guard Services offers topnotch private crossing guards services for schools, municipalities, and organizations. A survey shows that about 1.35 million people die every year from traffic crashes globally and that pedestrian fatalities keep increasing. Street cameras and traffic technologies, as helpful as they are, do not offer 100% reliability, and could never replace traffic officers such as crossing guards.
Direct Guard crossing guard services comprises a team of well trained and experienced professionals. They are well versed in traffic laws and procedures to ensure the safe crossing of every pedestrian in their designated area. Each crossing guard has undergone intensive recruitment and background checks to ensure the lives of students, staff, or pedestrians in the area are in safe hands. To ensure the safe crossing of pedestrians, we provide each crossing guard is knowledgeable in:
Direct Guard’s Crossing Guards are Professionally Trained to Make Use of Methods Such As:
Efficient Traffic Control and Regulation
Our crossing guards supervise the movements of pedestrians during the crossing to ensure safety and efficiency. They assist both drivers and pedestrians following local safety laws, traffic light signals, and we’ll define road crossing areas to ensure the safe passage of everyone.
Use of Signaling Equipment
Crossing guards use signaling devices such as hooters and strobe lights to communicate information to road users primarily in school zones to ensure pedestrians are not at the risk of crossing at the wrong moments.
Interpreting Traffic Signals to Ensure Safe Train Passage
Direct Guard Services crossing guards have been trained to effectively communicate traffic and crossing rules to pedestrians, especially students. They also help activate railroad warning signal lights and lower crossing gates to allow trains to pass safely and raise the barriers when the road is clear.
Effective Communication with Pedestrians
At Direct Guard, we ensure every crossing guard learns proper communication skills. Lack of communication skills can create barriers between the crossing guard and pedestrians, increasing the potential for life endangerment. Direct Guard aims at providing crossing guards who understand the seriousness of their function. They are licensed, prepared, and willing to perform the duties of a crossing guard.
Pavement Markings and Area(e.g., school) Zone Signage
Pavement markings play critical roles in ensuring the safety of pedestrians. They are not only useful to pedestrians but for every road user. They increase efficiency and provide order. Our crossing guards ensure pedestrians adhere to road markings such as the zebra crossing. They also mark out zones when necessary in places such as school zones and handicapped spots to increase efficiency and allow pedestrians safer passageways.
Calm and Quick Reactions in Emergencies
All crossing officers are adept in emergency procedures in cases of unavoidable traffic emergencies. Each officer has been trained to handle emergencies calmly but quickly and adequately. At Direct Guard Services, we put pedestrians’ safety first. You can be confident about your students, staff, and residents’ safety with our professional crossing guards’ services.