Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers!

School is back in session! Street Smarts wants to ensure the highest level of safety for everyone.

Drivers should always:

  • Adhere to the 25 mph zone, and slow down and obey all traffic laws and speed limits.
  • Comply with local school drop-off and pick-up procedures.
  • Unload children on the school side of the street or designated drop off area.
  • Have children cross the street in the crosswalks only.
  • Be cautious of pedestrians and cyclists crossing at Iron Horse Trail crossings.
  • Avoid stopping or double parking to let children out of the car.
  • Prepare to stop for a school bus when overhead yellow lights are flashing.
  • Watch for children walking or biking to school when backing out of a driveway and in areas near a school.
  • Avoid cell phone use!