What is a Toucan crossing?
Find out what a Toucan crossing is and how to sue one
A toucan crossing works in a similar way to a puffin crossing, using sensors to detect when there are people waiting to cross or already crossing the road.
The key difference is a toucan crossing means “two can” cross – both pedestrians and cyclists are allowed to use the crossing to get from one side of the road to the other.
Toucan crossing rules and how to use one
Drivers should behave at toucan crossings in much the same way they would at pelican and puffin crossings.
Toucan crossings tend to be wider than pelican or puffin crossings in order to accommodate cyclists. They also feature an additional green signal for cyclists alongside the pedestrian one, although the two are synchronised with each other.
6 types of pedestrian crossing explained
- • Zebra crossing
- • Pelican crossing
- • Puffin crossing
- • Toucan crossing
- • Pegasus crossing
- • Staggered crossing
- 1IntroductionThere are various different types of crossing in the UK; we explain pedestrian crossing rules for each type, and how to identify them all
- 2Zebra crossingFind out what a Zebra crossing is and how to use one
- 3Pelican crossingFind out what a Pelican crossing is and how to use one
- 4Puffin crossingFind out what a Puffin crossing is and how to use one
- 5Toucan crossing - currently readingFind out what a Toucan crossing is and how to sue one
- 6Pegasus crossingFind out what a Pegasus crossing is and how to use one
- 7Staggered crossingFind out what a staggered crossing is and how to use one.