Taking care around the garbage truck is important for your personal safety, your family's safety and the safety of our collection drivers. Stay safe around the collection truck by following these safety tips.
Download our student worksheet and accompanying teacher's guide to follow along with the steps.
When you see a garbage truck coming down your street/alley, make sure to Stop. Watch. Stay Away. There are three areas of the collection vehicle to be aware of when the truck is in your neighborhood to pick up the garbage and recycling.