Monthly Archives: August 2021

Safe Driving Tips That Will Get You Through the Back-To-School Season

Safe Driving Tips That Will Get You Through the Back-To-School Season

We're approaching that particular time of the year again: back-to-school season. You may start seeing the big yellow school bus roam around town again as well as children waiting at their bus stops in the AM. As we get back into the swing of things, it is highly advised that you take extra precautions to account for road traffic and other dangers as children return to school. As responsible drivers, we need to understand and practice safe driving when entering school zones to prevent injuries and accidents. Here are our top safety driving tips to put in practice near schools and around buses:   Tip #1 - Lower Your Speed In School Zones School zones are designated areas around schools and playgrounds to ensure safe driving practices. These zones are displayed with neon yellow road signs. The traffic signs are usually portrayed as two pedestrians or simply a reduced speed limit sign. These spaces are squared off for kids' safety, and you should always remain alert when dr ... read more