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Back to School Safety Reminders - School Starts August 23
Where has the summer gone? School will be back in full swing beginning August 23 the Marshalltown Police Department is urging motorists to be alert for children. Drivers should be particularly careful around schools, bus stops, and in residential areas.
In an effort to help children travel to and from school safely, the Marshalltown Police Department will be increasing traffic and parking enforcement efforts in and around school zones. Officers will be watching for a variety of violations including motorists speeding through school zones, vehicles driving through school bus warning devices, and non-compliance with seat belt laws.
Drivers are reminded to:
It is also important for parents and students to take proper safety precautions. Parents are encouraged to teach their children how to get to and from school safely by:
Have a great school year Marshalltown!
AUTHORITY: Michael W. Tupper, Chief of Police (firstname.lastname@example.org or 641.754.5771)