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Added by Tiffany Noth on August 27, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Added by Tiffany Noth on August 12, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments
School comes along at the worst possible time. On top of experiencing the normal childhood fears, awkwardness, and other growing pains, children are for the first time meeting authority
figures who are not their parents and peers who are not their siblings.
It’s a time when a child should be armed with a code of behavior and a positive attitude about manners and respect for others. In brief, a
child should know about etiquette.
Unfortunately, etiquette is not one of…Continue
Added by Tiffany Noth on August 6, 2010 at 9:19am — No Comments
Most children injured by school buses aren't riding inside them during a crash. They're outside the bus in the blind spots around it, where they are hidden from the driver's view; kids don't realize that
the driver can't seem them.
Sometimes a child in the roadway is hit by a passing car whose driver fails to stop for the school bus, as required by law.
Kids should be taught school bus safety rules. For example, they should stay away from the wheels and the back of the…Continue
Added by Tiffany Noth on August 6, 2010 at 9:17am — No Comments
From fall to spring, millions of children are on the streets every day making their way to and from school. They walk, bike, ride the school bus, or are driven by parents. When hundreds converge on one building—or sometimes a complex of buildings—the traffic can be a nightmare and the
risks to kids can be numerous.
Ideally, every school would have one loading zone for buses and another for cars. Bike racks would be located in an area that allows safe and easy access. The parking…Continue
Added by Tiffany Noth on August 6, 2010 at 7:10am — No Comments
Added by Tiffany Noth on August 6, 2010 at 7:04am — No Comments