The end of summer means millions of Texas children will soon return to school. TxDOT reminds drivers to be extra cautious as school zones become more active.
Following some simple tips can help Texas children reach school safely and help drivers avoid costly fines and tickets.
Tips for Driving in School Zones include:
Put away your cell phone.
Always obey school zone speed limit signs
Drop off and pick up your children in your school’s designated areas.
Keep an eye on children gathered at bus stops.
Be alert for children who might dart across the street.
Always stop for flashing red lights on a school bus.
Watch for children who might run across the street as they get on or off the bus.