NPTC Safety Article - August 2021- Back To School Driving Tips

September 8, 2021

As summer comes to a close, children of all ages are returning to school. With more people driving on the interstates and more children walking on the side of the road or waiting for school buses, expect to see a lot more people on the roads and a lot more erratic driving. 

According to a report by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHSTA), autumn is the most dangerous time of year for pedestrians, with 29% of all pedestrian-related fatalities. Pedestrian-vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death for children ages 5-14, so keep these refresher tips  in mind this coming fall.

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