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Motorists Urged To Be On Lookout For Kids Going To School
Updated August 8, 2014 6:57 AM | Filed under: Public Safety
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(BEDFORD) - Classes start today for students in the North Lawrence Community School system.

Lawrence County Sheriff Sam Craig and Bedford Police Chief Dennis Parsley are warning motorist to be on the lookout students boarding and exiting school buses and children walking to and from school.

They offer these five tips that should prove helpful in avoiding accidents:

  • Stop for school buses when their red lights are flashing and their flashing stop arm is extended.
  • Obey School zone speed limits.
  • Pedestrians need to pay attention and follow the law when crossing streets.
  • Stay alert and watch for buses stopping and keep a safe distance.
  • And be alert for children standing at bus stops.

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