Warren County, VA - Press Release Warren County, VA- The Warren County Sheriff’s Office would like to take this opportunity to remind drivers and pedestrians to be extra careful as the new school year begins. Students should be cautious when walking to and from school and bus stops. Drivers need to be vigilant as autumn approaches and the daylight hours shorten. Children will be out earlier in the mornings when visibility is diminished.
SAFETY TIPS - Pay special attention to all traffic signals and crossing guards - Plan a safe walking route to the school or bus stop. Choose the most direct route with the fewest street crossings and with intersections that have traffic controls - Arrive early for buses, stay out of the street, and wait for the bus to come to a complete stop before approaching the street. - Be watchful around schools and bus stops for children running into the street. - Watch for children entering the street behind buses or running to catch the bus. - When driving a child to school, don’t leave them until they are safely on school grounds. - Slow down when approaching children riding bicycles or walking near the street. - Watch your speed when entering school zones. ”
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August 7, 2018
Sheriff Daniel T. McEathron