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MV PD Safety TipsĀ 

Walking to School

Use these tips to help keep safe while walking to school.

  • Discuss safest route to and from school and help map out route
  • Talk about the importance of crossing the street at some corners as opposed to others and the use of crosswalks when available.
  • Teach children to cooperate with crossing guards and Police
  • Walk cross the street, do not run
  • Always look both ways before crossing the street
  • Go directly to and from school
  • Be extra careful during bad weather as motorists may not be able to see you
  • If walking after dark can not be avoided, wear light clothing and reflective strips