School children are kept road safe by our lollipop people
The ones who help them cross the road near schools with their
lollipop-like signs, they know the kids well and see them safely across

Traffic controllers use similar signs to ensure our road workers
are safe but they do not share the affectionate title as we curse them
for traffic delays, their boring but essential job brings them good wages

Daily Prompt: Lollipop – a British one from the net but Aussie ones are similar