With back to school time Dalton Timmis Insurance Group would like to take this opportunity to remind drivers about pedestrian and school bus safety.
The sidewalks will once again be filled with little pedestrians walking to school, be extra cautious in areas around schools and bus zones to make sure little ones do not decide to cross in front of your car. Making eye contact with pedestrians is always a good idea so everyone knows they are seen. This is a particularly important lesson for kids to learn, especially around larger vehicles. Make sure your kids know not to cross a street until they have been seen by a driver. Larger vehicles, especially trucks and school buses have limited visibility for little ones close by. A driver making eye contact with pedestrians can let them know they are seen and it is safe to cross the street.
Back to school time means higher traffic congestion, be prepared for this ahead of time, you will need to leave your house earlier than you did during the summer to get to work. ...
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