The Kettering Safety Section provides useful information on developing or improving safe and healthy ways of getting to school. This information can be used in the school community, to help children safely navigate their neighborhood or by teachers as classroom resources. Safety Section members are committed to working pro-actively with school and neighborhood communities to achieve the following outcomes:
- 1. Enable and encourage children, including those with disabilities, to walk and bicycle to school.
2. Make bicycling and walking to school a safer and more appealing transportation alternative, thereby encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle from an early age.
3. Facilitate in the planning, development and implementation of projects and activities that will improve safety and reduce traffic, fuel consumption and air pollution in the vicinity of schools.
Suggested Safe Route Maps to school are provided:
Indian Riffle School
J.E. Prass School
J.F. Kennedy School
Moraine Meadows School
Orchard Park School
St. Alberts School
St. Charles School
Guide to Pedestrian safety and street crossing provided in multiple languages:
Pedestrian, Walk Safely – English version
Pedestrian, Walk Safely – Russian version
Pedestrian, Walk Safely – Chinese version
Please obey all posted speed limits and observe restricted school zone speeds of 20 MPH. Allow all children and Safety Supervisors to return to the sidewalk/curb before driving through crosswalk when you have the green light.
Children may dart or run through a crosswalk without regard for your vehicle—be CAUTIOUS and alert!