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Watch Out For Me Campaign

Watch Out For Me is a traffic safety campaign to educate the public and promote safe driving, walking, and bicycling. It includes videos, outreach materials (brochure, online quiz, posters), educational programs, and traffic safety messages on Dutchess County buses and bus stop shelters.

The campaign is part of Dutchess County's Complete Streets initiative and was developed by the County's Complete Streets Committee with funding from the NYS Governors Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) and Dutchess County Transportation Council.

Watch Out For Me Campaign Materials

Videos (developed by Forge Media)

BrochureStreet Safety Tips (English/Spanish)

QuizStreet Safety


Resources for Educators

Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Curricula

  • Watch Out For Me Pedestrian Safety Curriculum  (Dutchess County)
    • For elementary grades
    • 2 modules; designed for one class period each
  • Walk Safe, Bike Safe (New York Bicycling Coalition)
    • Designed for 3rd grade level, but can be adapted
    • Designed for use in gym classes; 9 modules of 20 minutes each
  • NHTSA Child Pedestrian Safety Curriculum
    • Curricula for grades K-1, 2-3, 4-5
    • Includes Lesson Plans, Assessment Guide, Student Response Form, Tip Sheets in Spanish, & Teachers Guide
  • WalkSafe Curriculum (U Miami)
  • Neighborhood Navigators (Oregon Safe Routes to School)
    • Lesson plans and workbooks for grades K-3, 4-5, and 6-8
    • Webpage also includes a bicycle safety curriculum and links
  • WalkSmart/BikeSmart Vermont (Vermont Safe Routes to School)
    • WalkSmart/BikeSmart curriculum for K-6
    • Walk Smart In-field Guide for K-2
    • Bike Smart In-field Guide for grades 3-6
    • On-Bike curriculum for grades 4-8
    • Many other resources on website
  • Cross this Way (NYC Department of Transportation)
    • Curriculum for grades 4-6, designed for one class period
    • Educators guide, student workbook, and classroom video
    • Student workbook available in 7 languages
Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Videos
  • FHWA Pedestrian Safer Journey
    • Videos, quiz, and resources for ages 5-9, 10-14, and 15-18
    • Also available in Spanish
  • FHWA Bicycle Safer Journey
    • Videos, quiz, and resources for ages 5-9, 10-14, and 15-18
    • Also available in Spanish
  • Let’s Go NC! series (NCDOT communications)
    • Designed for grades K-5
    • 12 videos, including curriculum overview, getting started videos, 5 walking lessons, and 2 bicycling lessons

Other Resources