Schools across Connecticut are welcoming students back to the classroom this week and parents, children and motorists should be extra careful on the road.
Back-to-school can be fun – and dangerous, too. Kids waiting for school buses or walking to school may be distracted by their friends so motorists in a hurry to get to work need to be more patient and alert.
Click here for tips on school bus safety. You can also click here for advice on walking and biking to school.
And visit safekids.org for advice on keeping kids safe all year round.
I hope you find this information useful as the new academic year gets under way.