August is Back to School Safety Month

Slow down and look for children in school zones MENIFEE – As students head back to the classroom, the Menifee Police Department reminded parents and residents to slow down, follow the speed limit and be extra careful driving through school zones.“Please drive like it is your child, grandchild, niece or nephew walking or riding their bike to school,” Interim Police Chief Pat Walsh said. “Pick-up and drop-off times can be hectic, but it’s important to be patient and stay safe as children are getting to and from school. It is better to be slow than sorry.”If you are behind a school bus with a stop sign and flashing red lights, drivers need to stop so students can safely get on and off the bus. Drivers must remain stopped while the red lights are on. Drivers in both direct
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