As kids head back to school, there are some important safety reminders that parents need to discuss with their kids. Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids has broken down transportation to and from school and things you need to remember to keep your kids safe.
Walk on sidewalks and cross the street at corners using crosswalks
Never cross the street between parked cars
Look left, right, and left again before crossing the street
Obey the safety or crossing guard
Add reflective material to your backpack or shoes so drivers can see you better
Stay a safe distance from the roadway when waiting for the bus
No pushing or horseplay when waiting in line
When the bus arrives make sure to stay away from the wheels
When crossing in front of the bus, look at the driver for a signal to cross
Stop at the edge of the bus and look left, right and left again before you cross
Follow the bus drivers rules
Remain seated until the bus comes to a complete stop
Use indoor voices so you don't distract the driver
Car Pool Safety
Make sure everyone in the car uses the proper car seat, booster seat or seatbelt
As the driver, remain aware and undistracted in school zones
Respect the traffic patterns laid out by the school for drop off and pick up
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