My entry tonight is about driver safety. Our campus only has walkers, car riders or daycare to transport to and from school. I am sharing content from an e-mail that I received about local law enforcement in Austin. These are some tips that would benefit all in our community so that we have a safe and productive entry and dismissal process for all here at BPE.
Your Biggest Fan,
Following content comes from Austin PD Department. I want credit to go where credit is due.
Austin PD (Police Department)
APD to start Back to School Initiative
On , the beginning of a new school year for Austin area children starts. With over 97,000 children enrolled in Austin public and private schools, the Austin Police Department will conduct a Back to School traffic safety initiative Monday, August 26, 2013 through Friday, September 6, 2013. This will be the first of multiple school zone traffic safety initiatives that will continue throughout the school year.
The focus of this initiative will be on the safety of children and neighborhoods. These efforts will help provide a safe environment where children and parents can feel confident that they can travel to and from school in a safe manner.
During this initiative, officers will be focusing their enforcement efforts in Austin school zones; looking for drivers committing the following violations: