Traffic Education




Traffic education is very important to keep roads and streets safe for everyone. It teaches people to follow rules that help prevent accidents and protect lives.

One of the first things we learn about traffic are traffic signals, such as the traffic light. The traffic light has three colors: red, yellow, and green. Red means “stop,” yellow means “caution,” and green means “go.” Following these signals helps organize the flow of vehicles and pedestrians.

In addition to signals, it is important to know how to behave in traffic. Pedestrians should always use the crosswalk to cross the street and look both ways before crossing. Drivers should respect speed limits, wear seat belts, and never drive after drinking alcohol.

Cyclists also have rules to follow. They should wear helmets, ride in the same direction as cars, and signal their intentions, such as turning right or left.

Traffic education also teaches the importance of being patient and respectful to others. We all have to share the road, so it is important to be kind and understand that everyone has the right to reach their destination safely.

Following traffic rules helps keep everyone safe and makes traffic flow better. When everyone does their part, the streets become a safer place for drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists. Therefore, traffic education is essential for harmonious and safe coexistence.

Watch the video “ROAD SAFETY & TRAFFIC RULES”:




• Why is traffic education important?

• What are the three colors of the traffic light and what does each mean?

• What rules should drivers follow?






A barrier with a traffic light is a safety device used to control the traffic of vehicles and pedestrians in specific areas, such as railroad crossings, parking entrances, or restricted areas. This system combines a physical barrier (the gate) with signaling lights (the traffic light) to ensure everyone’s safety.
When a vehicle or pedestrian approaches an area controlled by a barrier with a traffic light, the light works as follows:

Green Light: the barrier is up and it is safe to proceed. Vehicles and pedestrians can pass without problems.
Yellow Light: indicates that the barrier will lower soon. This means vehicles and pedestrians should prepare to stop.
Red Light: the barrier is down, blocking the passage. Everyone must stop and wait until the light turns green and the barrier is raised again.

Barriers with traffic lights are essential to maintain safety and order in traffic, protecting the lives of drivers, pedestrians, and train passengers.





Build a barrier with a traffic light using the LEGO® EDUCATION WeDo 2.0 Technological Kit.

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Watch the video and see how the barrier with the traffic light works:


Make the barrier with the traffic light move as shown in the video.

1. Create the program as shown below:





2. Explain to the rest of the class how the barrier with the traffic light worked.




Answer the questions and share the answers with your classmates. 

Did you enjoy doing this assembly?

Do you know the rights of pedestrians?

What would you do to improve traffic education?


After the construction, store all the materials used.