Dad and mom and college students additionally should guarantee security round colleges: Roadshow

Q: The No. 1 supply of poor and unlawful driving across the colleges not removed from the place we reside? Dad and mom! I keep away from these areas throughout pickup and drop-off instances as a result of the driving is so unsafe.

Dad and mom, be alert, watch your environment and watch, particularly, for youths and visitors.

Far too typically, I see a toddler hop within the again seat of a automobile, and because the door shuts, the mother or father accelerates into an unlawful u-turn with no blinker, and no regard for different youngsters or visitors. Children typically do oblivious issues, so it’s as much as all of us to remember. And please, no pickups from the center lane! Children darting into visitors to get to “their” automobile may be very hazardous.

Peter David, San Jose

A: The latest column that included secure driving practices round colleges impressed others to share observations and recommendation.

Q: The column reminding drivers of college opening security needs to be heeded most by mother and father who drive their kids to and from faculty (I’m a former driver of a 72-passenger faculty bus and I noticed all of it).

Karen Poret, Santa Cruz

A: And…

Q: It’s also price mentioning that kids strolling and biking to and from faculty want reminders, too, akin to:

  • Use the bike and share lanes for bike journey and cycle within the path of visitors, not towards it.
  • Be cautious at intersections, particularly these that aren’t managed by visitors lights or cease indicators.
  • Comparable guidelines apply when strolling, particularly if utilizing a mobile phone whereas strolling. You’ve gotten the best of means however insisting on it with out trying to see whether or not visitors is obeying the foundations might find yourself poorly for you.

Bob Sutis, Los Altos

A: And…

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