In just a few short weeks you’ll be sending your little ones off to school. Before the new school year begins, start practicing and talking about safety tips and guides.
Take your children on a walk, or if you have teenagers, go on a walk together. Does your child walk with their head down, playing a game or texting? Now is the time to address this behavior. Why is this so important?
“According to a study by SafeKids.org, 61 children are hit by cars every day in the United States, most often during the hours before and after school, and peaking in September. And, there has been a noticeable demographic shift. It is now much more likely a teenager will be hit by a car than his younger counterpart.”- National Safety Council
We will continue to share additional back to school safety tips in the weeks leading up to the new school year. To read more school safety tips click here.