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    We walk on the days I don't work, but I still have to drop my car near the school the night before as I go straight to the gym.

    School car parks are not for parent use anyway.

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    Call your local council and complain. Our school calls them a few times a year and they will send an officer down to book people. It's an ongoing issue for us.

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    [QUOTE

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    ? Our school car park is huge and is certainly for parent use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyla View Post
    Call your local council and complain. Our school calls them a few times a year and they will send an officer down to book people. It's an ongoing issue for us.
    As above, police turn up regularly and everyone is "good" for the day - in fact people start flashing headlights as you come to the school to let you know they are there

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    I drop my kids off out the back oval now that they are older. NO traffic ever

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    Quote Originally Posted by beancounter View Post
    I'd love too but we live a bit too far and I have to be at work at 9.30 - when I have a day off I park a km from the school and we walk.
    Don't get me wrong, I don't walk every time either. I do when I can, like you.

    Maybe the problem is that everyone's lives are too busy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Party of Three View Post
    Far out, what is wrong with these people Beancounter? That's ridiculous that they do that.
    Ourlittleblessing I wonder that too, about walking. Our school zone is tiny, almost everyone lives within easy walking distance but at least 50% of the parents drive there. The worst I see all the time is a mum who lives two small blocks away drives every day, and parks one block away to get a park...I really don't get it. By the time she walks to the car, loads the kids in and gets out at home they'd be home at the same time if they walked. Blows my mind. We only drive if it's torrential rain, or I need to be somewhere that requires the car straight after school. I hate taking the car...it's a pain!
    Yes, this is what I meant. Our school has a small zone too and there are lots that drive and only live a very small distance away.

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    It sounds like the school might need to take a more proactive role and get a teacher out there to be 'traffic controller' at those times to ensure the kids are all safe if the parents aren't able to think about their child's safety themselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beancounter View Post
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    School car parks are not for parent use anyway.
    ? Our school car park is huge and is certainly for parent use.[/QUOTE]

    It is a whs issue. The school should not be allowing it.

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    I also see 6 kids get into a 5 seater car....so that means 2 kids are without seatbelts! The cops would have a field day at school pick up/drop off zones.


 

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