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11 Aug Henderson Police offer back-to-school safety tips

As KSNV reports, the Henderson Police Department is offering the following safety tips for children as they return to school on Monday, Aug. 14.

• Know the school zones you travel through
• Be familiar with the times when those school zones are in effect
• Follow the posted speed limits for school zones
• If you see Crossing Guards and students use more caution
• U-Turns are not allowed in active school zones
• Do not double park when dropping off or picking up children
• Obey the laws when it comes to stopped buses with flashing lights and be cautious of children running late or crossing the medians of the roadway

Henderson Acting Police Chief Todd Peters told KSNV, “We want to keep our children safe. And with planning, patience, and obeying the law, we can make that happen.”