Drivers and pedestrians: Exercise caution as schools reopen

With September just around the corner, schools across the province will soon be opening their doors to students and BC’s drivers will need to adjust their habits accordingly.
Photo of schoolbus 

Starting in September, school zones will be in effect. There will be an increase in foot and vehicle traffic around schools and neighbourhoods, including school buses before and after school hours.


Pedestrians also need to take responsibility for their safety:


When encountering a school bus, drivers are reminded that:

General tips for motorists around schools include:

School Zone crossing

B.C. penalties

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