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School Zone Safety

School Zone Safety

          Over the past few years, safety in school zones has been going through a dramatic decline.  More and more we are seeing careless accidents in school zones. We see drivers going too fast or not stopping at crosswalks.  We need to focus on the issues that have led to this downfall of safety.  Children’s safety should be our top priority.

         Parents and guardians should remind their children that many drivers can be dangerous.  They should also remind their children to cross the street only at crosswalks and intersections.  Urge them to look both ways and use caution.  Children should not try and board a bus until it comes to a complete stop.  After exiting the bus they should only cross the street when in full view of the bus driver. 

                Drivers must remember that children have the right of way.  Stop at all intersections in school zones.  Remember kids don’t always cross where they are supposed to; it’s up to all drivers to be aware and use caution.  Drivers must also stop for school buses when their lights turn red.  Do not try and pass them before the lights change.  Remember you must also stop on both sides unless the lanes are divided by a barrier or median.

                Slow down when entering a school zone.  Obey the posted speed limits.  You will usually see flashing lights with a speed limit posted.  Gerber Collision and Glass cannot stress this issue enough.  Please slow down.  There is no reason that school zone safety should be on the decline.  If we all do our part we can make sure our children make it to and from school safely.

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