Back to School Safety Tips
School is back in session this week and the New Westminster Police Department Traffic Unit is reminding everyone to keep safety top of mind. Safe Routes to School are posted on the City of New Westminster website, and now is a great time to practise walking or cycling to school. Please travel with care and be aware of your surroundings.
For those that are driving to school, a reminder about how the drop-off zones work. Just like at the airport, they are intended for very brief stops where students can safely exit the vehicle. Please, no parking in the drop-off zone. Motorists must take extra care in school zones, intersections, and marked crosswalks. Safety on New Westminster roads is everyone’s responsibility.