5 Back to School Tips for Safer Driving

August 25, 2014 6:04 PM

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2. Watch your speed in school zones. The speed limit in school zones is never more than 25 miles per hour, and it is often as low as 15 miles per hour. Remember that you must stop for school buses that are loading or unloading students, even in the opposite direction, unless the lanes are separated by a median.

3. Be careful of fallen leaves. For many parts of the country, the ground will soon be covered with leaves. After it rains, use extreme caution since leaves can become very slippery and present dangerous driving conditions. Dry leaves can also present a problem to your vehicle. Avoid parking your ve...

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