Your kids are finally back in school so most of your back to school stresses are over. While you no longer need to worry about back to school supplies and getting your kids used to the new school schedule, you still need to make sure that your kids getting to school and arriving home safely. Teaching your kids about safety throughout the school year is important so here are some back to school safety tips to help ease your mind and make your kids time at school a lot easier.
If you are planning on letting your child ride the school bus this year it is more important than ever for them to understand the rules and guidelines of bus safety. Make sure your child knows that the school bus needs to come to a full stop before it is safe to board. Your child should stay seated while the bus is in motion and listen to all the directions the driver gives them.
If you plan on driving your kids to school teach them the fundamentals of driving safely in your car like keeping their seat belts on at all times and keeping their hands and feet in the car while the windows are down. Let them know not to distract the driver and if possible let them ride in the back seat, it is the safest place to be while you are younger and riding in a vehicle.
If your child is walking or biking to school they know not to talk to strangers and that they stay on the streets and sidewalks. It is important to make sure that your child is supervised on their way to and from school, unless they are old enough to walk by themselves. If your child is crossing in front of a car or bus make sure they get the attention of the driver and look both ways before crossing.
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