Students are headed back to school this week! EPD Traffic Safety Unit and School Resource Teams will have their teams in school zones all week to make travelers more aware that school is back in session and children are more likely to be present around roadways.
With children headed back to schools, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like to remind motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and skateboarders to use extra caution, especially near schools. After a long summer vacation, neighborhoods around schools will see a dramatic increase in pedestrian and vehicle traffic. The following are some tips to make the morning commute safer and smoother for everyone: