Traffic Congestion

Traffic congestion is a common issue around schools during the morning and afternoon peak periods.

Streets aren’t designed to cope with the sudden increase in traffic volumes for 15-20 minute periods each morning and afternoon. There is no traffic engineering solution to resolve this problem, roads and car parks simply aren’t built to meet the high demand over a short timeframe.

Here are some useful tips to reduce congestion and improve safety near your child’s school:

If you need to drive your children to school, try reducing the number of days you drive or varying the drop off location each day, because even a slight reduction in car volumes can have a big impact.


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