School’s Open, Drive Carefully
AAA Offers 7 Lifesaving ‘Lessons’ before the First Bell
As children across Connecticut head back to school, AAA is providing a 'lesson plan' for drivers, parents and students to ensure everyone's safety through the transition and throughout the year.
“This is a particularly dangerous time as students distracted by phones and friends mix with drivers who are dealing with an increase in traffic and may be distracted themselves,” says Amy Parmenter, spokesperson for AAA. “It is critical that everyone put their phones down, look up and look out for each other”.
Typically in the U.S., nearly one-third of all child pedestrian fatalities occur between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
AAA Offers 7 Lifesaving Lessons for Back to School Safety
AAA’s School’s Open – Drive Carefully awareness campaign was launched in 1946 in an effort to prevent school-related child pedestrian traffic crashes - helping kids to live fulfilling, injury-free lives.
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