Motorists reminded to use caution in school zones

– Starting today, drivers are reminded to pay extra attention when driving near school zones.

As students across the region begin another school year today, flashing lights will once again be in effect to warn drivers and law enforcement plan to monitor the zones for speeding motorists.

Motorists should also remember to stop for school buses that are loading or unloading students.

You may want to plan for heavier traffic this first week of school as parents learn traffic patterns and drop-off points.