Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | School Parking | Comments Off on High School Parking Lots Are Dangerous Places
Some of the most busy locations for 20 mins twice a day throughout the academic year, are the parking lots at your neighborhood schools and universities. Road rage is not uncommon and periodic conversations are held between moms and dads that would certainly make a New York City taxi driver blush due to the language involved.
We are a car society and progressively, for a range of factors, moms and dads are driving their students to school with increasing regularity. According to the CDC, “The most typical mode of travel to school or college is the family automobile (46 percent).”.
The National Motorway Security Management reported in their publication, “Quality traffic Safety and security Information: Pedestrians,” lists car parking lots as the most typical area for injuries to pedestrians under the age of 12.
These truths place more automobiles and additional students in the highest risk area, the parking lots of our schools, high schools and universities.
A large number of automobiles with school children nearby can be a recipe for catastrophe.
Many schools are using custom parking permit stickers to control the use of school parking lots and keep unauthorized vehicles out of certain designated areas.
Newer schools were made to fit this raised lots with separate areas for car parking, bus pick-up and drop-off, and moms and dad pick-up and drop-off. Older centers, nevertheless, were never ever made for the raised degree of visitor traffic.
According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Jones was using methamphetamine and selling the drug to non-students in the school’s parking lot. Meth pipes were seized from his belongings at the high school. Jones has …
In this installment of “60 Seconds for Safety,” we touch on five things you can do to protect yourself, your vehicle and your property when in parking lots. Brought to you by home security company, Crime Prevention Security Systems. With offices in Orlando, Gainesville and Ocala, Florida, we’re here to help protect your family and property. For more tips, visit www.cpss.net/blog. Information and recommendations are compiled from sources believed to be reliable. Crime Prevention Security Systems and/or Elevens Productions makes no guarantee as to and assumes no responsibility for the correctness, sufficiency or completeness of such information or recommendations. Other or additional safety measures may be required under particular circumstances. Copyright (R) 2013 Elevens Productions, LLC.
Parking Lot Safety Tips- The Work Zone- Briana Hood. July 13, 2015; Featured. The Ross County Safety Council steering committee recently met to discuss presentation topics for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. One of the things on our mind was …