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Back to School safety tips from Homer PD


Village of Homer police chief Bob Pitman is reminding the community about several important reminders, as many return to school today for their first day of classes.


-Watch for stopped school buses
-Slow down in school zones
-Watch for kids crossing the roadways in crosswalks

Students walking to school

-Walk at least 5 steps from the curb
-Cross roads at crosswalks
-Look both ways before crossing the road
-Follow the directions of the crossing guard

Students riding the bus

-Wait for the bus to stop and the bus driver to motion that it’s ok to approach to get on or cross the road
-Look both ways before crossing the road
-Stay seated while the bus is in motion
-Wait for the bus to come to a complete stop before getting up to get off
-When exiting the bus look left & right for cars before crossing the road

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