Back to School Driver Safety Tips / Program Updates!

Welcome back to school! Street Smarts would like to remind parents/guardians and students to always:

  • Adhere to 25 mph school zones;
  • Obey all traffic laws and speed limits;
  • Comply with local school drop-off and pick-up procedures;
  • Never drop off children at locations across the street from the school;
  • Cross the street in the crosswalks only;
  • Avoid stopping or double parking on crosswalks to let children out of the car;
  • Prepare to stop for a school bus when overhead yellow lights are flashing;
  • Watch for children walking or biking to school when backing out of a driveway and in areas near a school; and
  • Put away your cell phone!


Street Smart News:

  • New dates for the Annual Storybook Poster Contest: October 18, 2016 – November 10, 2016

Check with your elementary school or library in mid-October for Storybook guidelines and entry form.

  • CHP “Start Smart” Teen Driver Safety Class coming soon to your local high school!


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