School is starting; drive carefully
Last updated 8/21/2008 at Noon
LOS ANGELES — To help motorists, bicyclists and young pedestrians stay safe and aware as children return to the classrooms, the Automobile Club of Southern California is conducting its 75th annual “School’s Open – Drive Carefully” campaign.
National figures indicate that traffic collisions are the number one cause of death and injury for youngsters under 15. And this year in response to higher fuel costs, more school districts are reducing or eliminating bus transportation for students, shifting more driving to parents. At the same time, more bicyclists and motorcyclists are on t...