A new school year brings eager students donned in freshly worn school clothes. It also brings congested roads from loaded school buses to parent and teen drivers.
If you’re a first-time driver or car buyer who’s fairly new to the road, here are a few important safety rules and tips for safely sharing the road during the busy Back to School season:
- Always remain alert when driving, especially in school zones and residential areas where students may be walking.
- Never pass a bus if you're on an undivided road, especially when it is stopped to load or unload students.
- Be careful when riding behind bike riders and watch for those turning in front of you without looking or signaling; children especially have a tendency to do this, according to the National Safety Council.
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