Latest Pedestrian crossings Stories

2014-04-11 00:20:06

Protecting the safety of pedestrians and motorists at railway crossings OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today issued a Section 31 Notice and Order to VIA Rail to immediately address safety issues at six railway crossings in the Barrhaven community of Ottawa. Under the authority of the Railway Safety Act, the Minister is taking key measures to protect the safety of pedestrians and motorists that use these railway grade crossings. As a result...

2011-04-20 10:30:00

School Safety Patrollers receive prestigious award for saving the life of someone else while on duty WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAA honored seven elementary students on Capitol Hill with the 2011 AAA Lifesaving Medal for their selfless and courageous actions that saved the lives of others. The patrollers received the AAA Lifesaving Medals in a ceremony at the Rayburn House Office Building. These heroes are among an exclusive group of 399 students who have...

2010-04-16 08:16:00

Top AAA School Safety Patrol members travel to nation's capital to mark 90th anniversary of the largest safety program in the world with 585,000 patrollers in 30,000 schools nationwide WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AAA School Safety Patrol will celebrate its 90th anniversary next week when the nation's top patrollers are honored in Washington, D.C. The AAA School Safety Patrol is the largest safety program in the world, equipping patrollers with the skills and...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.