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Town of Chester, NY Police Department
Monday September 5th, 2011 :: 09:29 a.m. EDT


Schools Open Tomorrow! Back to School safety tips available.....

Here are some simple reminders for drivers:
Slow down and be especially alert in the residential neighborhoods and school zones
Take extra time to look for kids at intersections, on medians and on curbs
Enter and exit driveways and alleys slowly and carefully
Watch for children on and near the road in the morning and after school hours
Reduce any distractions inside your car so you can concentrate on the road and your surroundings. Put down your phone and don’t talk or text while driving

Reminder for your kids:
They should cross the street with an adult until they are at least 10 years old
Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks
Never run out into the streets or cross in between parked cars
Make sure they always walk in front of the bus where the driver can see them

Town of Chester, NY Police Department
1786 Kings Hwy
Chester, NY 10918

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 845-469-7000

Daniel Doellinger

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