Back to School Safety Tips from your Corona PD!
Post Date:08/07/2019 9:00 AM
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It’s that time of year again when parents and children are preparing to go back to school. The Corona Police Department, in collaboration with the Corona Norco Unified School District, would like to help you with your preparations by offering a few simple safety tips.
School Zone Driving Tips
- Reduce speed in school zones.
- Yield to pedestrians. Obey cross guard signals.
- Avoid using cell phones, unless it is hands-free.
- Never use a handicap or emergency vehicle lane to drop off or pick up children.
Safety Tips for Cyclists
- Wear a properly fitted helmet.
- Inspect your bike to make it safe.
- Control your bike.
- Ride with the flow of traffic.
- Obey traffic signals.
- Look before turning.
Safety Tips for Pedestrians
- Obey signs and signals.
- Stop and look before crossing.
- Walk on sidewalks. Don’t run.
- Always cross at intersections or sidewalks.
- Don’t assume a vehicle is going to stop for you.