What they meanWhat to do using the Road Crossing Code
    When you arrive If waiting to cross If crossing
'Red man' light A 'Red man' light means that you must not cross or start to cross the road. Step 2
Wait on the pavement near the kerb. If there is a control box then press the button on the box.
Steps 2 and 3
Wait on the pavement near the kerb. Sometimes it takes a while for the lights to change but you must not cross even if there is no traffic coming.
Step 6
If the lights change to a 'Red man' quickly finish your crossing but do not stop or run and make sure drivers can see you.
'Green man' light A 'Green man' light means that you may cross the road if it is safe to do so. Steps 2 to 6
Look out for traffic that may not stop even though the driver has a red light.
Steps 3 to 6
Watch the traffic as well as the lights. Wait until all the traffic has stopped.
Step 6
Look out for traffic that may not stop even though the driver has a red light.
flashing 'Green man' A flashing 'Green man' light means you must not start to cross the road. Steps 2
Wait on the pavement near the kerb.
Step 2
Wait on the pavement near the kerb.
Step 6
You will have time to finish your crossing or reach a central refuge island safely. Keep going at a steady pace.