Chesterfield County schools open Tuesday, Sept. 7 and with that comes school-zone safety enforcement, according to information from the Chesterfield County Police Department. There are more than 58,000 students who attend 62 Chesterfield County schools and police are stressing the importance of traffic safety, a press release says.
Chesterfield County Police are reminding motorists to:
- Slow down.
- Heed flashing signs and reduced speed limits within all school zones.
- Stop for school buses picking up and dropping off students.
- Be cognizant of students walking or bicycling at or near crosswalks.
- Drive cautiously on neighborhood streets where students are likely to gather for school bus pick up.
Additional officers will be posted at and near school zones beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7, according to police. Help make the Chesterfield County school year safer for students and motorists by driving responsibly.