Omaha firefighters offer back-to-school safety tips
OMAHA, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) —
As the new school year approaches, the Omaha Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 385 would like to remind the community of important safety measures for a safe and smart school year.
- Pick a backpack that is the correct size, has padded back/shoulder straps and has reflective material
- Use extra caution and safely share roads with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists
- Always use the crosswalk when one is available
- Remind teen drivers to stay off their cell phones when traveling to school
These tips were adapted from the National Safety Council.