Back To School Safety Tips


As summer vacation is slowly coming to an end, it’s important to teach your children some back to school safety tips to keep them safe. Accidents are unpredictable, but having an understanding of how to stay safe can prevent serious injuries.

Back To School Safety Tips

Whatever transportation method your child takes to school, it’s crucial to have them follow safety precautions. Informing your kids and young teens these safety tips can be help them out of accidents when traveling to and from school.

  • Walking
    • Always be aware of the surroundings
    • Always walk on the sidewalk if available
    • Never cross the street while using an electronic device
    • Walk towards oncoming traffic if sidewalk is unavailable
    • Use the crosswalk
  • Biking
    • Always wear a helmet
    • Look left, right, then left again and over shoulder before entering traffic
    • Know your bike capabilities
    • Ride single-file in direction of traffic and watch for cars opening doors and other hazards
  • Taking the Bus
    • Stay away from traffic and avoid roughhousing when waiting for bus
    • Wait until bus is fully stopped before getting on
    • Do not distract the bus driver
    • Remain in your seat when moving
    • Stay away from rear wheels of the bus at all times
  • Driving
    • Always use a seat belt
    • Look both ways when driving through intersections
    • Drive extra careful during school hours
    • Follow all traffic laws and stay within the speed limit

Having your kids understand why safety tips are important can encourage them to keep these tips in mind. It’s an exciting time as a new school year begins. Making sure your children are safe are always a parent’s top priority.

However, accidents can still happen even after following all safety precautions. It is important to know what you can do after your child gets in an accident. If your child is injured in any type of accident while traveling to school, contact reputable accident attorney to help you. At Bergener Mirejovsky, we are here to answer any question you may have specific to your case. Call us today for a free case review at 1-800-881-2021 any hour of the day.

 

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