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Tuesday Dish / Back To School Safety 8/2/16

Posted at 12:30 PM, Aug 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-02 12:30:07-04
Andrea Schuch
Public Information Officer Cape Coral Fire Department
 
Back to School Safety
Make sure your kids know
 
- Home Address
- Parents Phone Number
- I.C.E. Contact
 
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Walking to school
 - Walk on sidewalks
 - Use the crosswalk to cross the street 
 
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Biking
- Wear fitted and secure helmet
- Follow the rules of the road
 
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Bus Stops
- Stand away from the curb
- Use extreme caution
 
Back to School Safety
Drivers
 - Do not speed through school zones 
 - Do not pass stopped school buses
 
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Backpacks
- Don't overfill your backpack
- Backpacks should weigh 10%-20% of child weight
- Use both straps
- Have reflective material
 
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Heatstroke
 
- Don't leave kids or pets in cars
- Stay hydrated if you're in sports