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    10 School Zone Driving Safety Tips for Back-To-School Season

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Thu, Aug 23, 2018

    The end of summer tends to means one thing for many kids and parents:

    School is back in session.

    Drivers can expect a number of changes on the road: more school buses picking up children, cars double-parked before and after school, and the return of crossings guard in school zones as kids march along to a new day of learning. In 2016, there were 5,987 pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the U.S., up from 5,495 in 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

    With this in mind, look below to find 10 tips for drivers this back-to-school season.

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    7 Back-to-School Driving Safety Tips

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Aug 26, 2016

     

    With college students packing up their cars to go back to campus and parents dropping off and picking up kids from school, the increase in traffic congestion and distracted driving can create dangerous road conditions. This often can contribute to increases in the frequency of auto accidents.

    Young drivers are prone to distracted driving, especially with the increase of hand held technology. This is part of the reason why U.S. traffic deaths increased nearly 8 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to data recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

    Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) has released a list of back-to-school driving safety tips listed below. Keep reading to find ways to stay safe at the start of a new school year. 

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    Tags: Back-to-School, Driving Safety