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News Release

October 26, 2020

DPS Reminds Drivers to Watch for Students Returning to Class this Fall

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) wants to remind drivers to continue to be cautious and stay alert in school zones, particularly this school year with students attending classes on varying schedules. Drivers should slow down in school zones, follow traffic laws and always be alert. Additionally, all Texans should exercise caution around school buses, as well as stop when required, and be mindful of all posted speed limits.

“This school year is particularly unique, and with schools on different learning schedules, I urge all Texans to be on heightened alert and pay particular attention in-and-around school zones,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw. “By obeying traffic laws and driving responsibly, every Texan can do their part to ensure our roadways are safe and children make it to school safely.”

DPS offers the following tips for school safety:

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