School Crossing Guard Request

School Crossing Guard Request

Clark County Department of Public Works provides crossing guard services for students in unincorporated Clark County. Nevada state law regarding crossing guards explains the following:Crossing Guard2

NRS 484B.350  Stop required in obedience to the direction or traffic-control signal of the school crossing guard; penalty; additional penalty if the driver is the proximate cause of collision with pedestrian or person riding bicycle, electric bicycle, or electric scooter.
1. The driver of a vehicle:
(a) Shall stop in obedience to the direction or traffic-control signal of a school crossing guard; and
(b) Shall not proceed until the highway is clear of all persons, including, without limitation, the school crossing guard.
2. A person who violates subsection 1 is guilty of a misdemeanor.
3. If, while violating subsection 1, the driver of a motor vehicle is the proximate cause of a collision with a pedestrian or a person riding a bicycle, an electric bicycle, or an electric scooter, the driver is subject to the additional penalty outlined in subsection 4 of NRS 484B.653.
4. As used in this section, "school crossing guard" means a volunteer or paid employee of a local authority, local law enforcement agency, or school district whose duties include assisting pupils in crossing a highway.
(Added to NRS by 2003, 364; 2011, 16352019, 1890) — (Substituted in revision for NRS 484.356)

Clark County will only accept new crossing guard service requests through the CCSD Engagement Unit - Safe Route to School (SRTS) program. Please contact the SRTS coordinator (702) 799-0303 or to request a new service using the form below to be filled out and signed by the school principal.

For crossing guard problems and issues or to report missing service, please get in touch with ACMS "The Crossing Guard Company":
Las Vegas Office Phone: (702) 675-3135 Toll-Free: (800) 540-9290

For locations within the incorporated City of Las Vegas, City of North Las Vegas, or City of Henderson, please get in touch with the following local agencies for crossing guard requests:
City of Las Vegas Public Works - (702) 229-2106
City of North Las Vegas - (702) 633-2440
City of Henderson - (702) 267-2323

For unincorporated Clark County new crossing guard requests, use the following form to be signed by the CCSD school principal and submitted by the CCSD Safe Route to School Coordinator: Clark County Crossing Guard Request Form

Clark County Department of Public Works maintains an inventory of school-related traffic control devices within a two-mile walking radius of elementary and middle schools located within unincorporated Clark County jurisdiction, including crossing guard locations.

Interactive Suggested Routes to School Map

The 2009 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) contains national standards for the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices and is published by the Federal Highway Administration under the Code of Federal Regulation. Some MUTCD statements are considered mandatory, while others are recommended practices, permissive practices, or simply statements of support. Part 7 of the MUTCD addresses Traffic Controls for School Areas (See Other Helpful Resources below).

Other Helpful Resources:
MUTCD - Part 7 for Adult Crossing Guard Guidelines
School Crossing Guard Procedures Animated Presentation
AAA School Safety Patrol - Vegas Golden Knights

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