As kids in the Atlanta area head back to school, parents may be glad to get back into the school routine, however, after a long summer it may be wise for parents to refresh their memories on back to school safety. The first few days of school typically consist of hurried mornings trying to get everyone where they need to be on time. With possible procedural changes, and many new students in school each year, the process of getting your kids to and from school can be a little confusing those first few days or weeks of the school year.
In this article, the personal injury attorneys at Hinton & Powell offer some back to school safety tips for Atlanta area parents to help you keep your kids safe as you get them back to school.
If you will be driving your kids to school, it is very important to be familiar with the school’s drop off procedures, particularly at the beginning of the year. Some general rules to follow include:
Back to school brings the fleet of yellow school busses back onto the road, and adds to the number of pedestrians walking to and from school or getting on and off the school bus. Here are a few tips to help parents share the road safely and keep children safe.
Working parents may face the challenge of keeping kids safe at home alone after school. While it may be nerve wreaking to have your child home without an adult there are a few steps you can take to make sure they are as safe as possible.
If your student suffers an injury as they go back to school, or throughout the school year, that may be the fault of the school or a school employee, be sure to contact the experienced personal injury attorneys at Hinton & Powell for a free legal consultation. If you think you have a case, don’t hesitate to call us at 404-365-7077 or complete our online contact form.