The beginning of the school year is always a good time to remind students and motorist of safety. The Polk County Sheriff's Office has the following safety tips for students who walk or ride bicycles to and from school.
* Look left, right and left again before crossing a road.
The Polk County Sheriff's Office reminds motorist to make School Zones, Safe Zones by obeying all school zone speed limits and obeying school crossing guards.
The Sheriff's Office also encourages students to report criminal activity or drug activity to the School Safety Hotline at 1-877-7BE-BRVE (1-877-723-2728). Students can remain anonymous.
For more information on bicycle safety or school crossing safety, please contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office Community Services Section at 863-534-0980.
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