Sussex Post

Start of school year brings increased traffic safety concerns

With the start of the new school year upon us, we must increase our attention to the roadways. Beginning Sept. 4, mornings and afternoons in Georgetown will find streets busier with both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

Det. Joey Melvin of the Georgetown Police Department

It’s important for drivers to be aware of our student walkers and to be vigilant when traveling the roadways. It’s also important for our student walkers and cyclists to be safe when traveling the roads.

Here are some tips to ensure your safety, as well as the safety of our students this school year:

Editor’s note: Det. Joey Melvin is an officer with the Georgetown Police Department and a School Resource Officer for several Indian River School District schools in Georgetown.