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ERIC Number: ED014862
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Apr
Pages: 1
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QUESTION--WHAT MAKES A SCHOOL SITE SAFE. ANSWER--DEFINITE PLANNING.
GEORGE, N.L.; GILLILAND, LONNIE, SR.
TWO STAFF MEMBERS FROM A SYSTEM OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS, THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, AND THE DIRECTOR OF SAFETY EDUCATION DISCUSSED THE PROBLEMS OF TRAFFIC SAFETY ON AND AROUND THE SCHOOL SITE. FACTORS WHICH WERE CONSIDERED INCLUDE--(1) SCHOOL SITE AND BUILDING LOCATION, (2) SAFETY REQUIREMENTS, PRACTICES AND PRINCIPLES, (3) SIDEWALK DESIGN AND LOCATION, (4) PARKING AND DRIVEWAYS, (5) FENCING, AND (6) PARENT EDUCATION. SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDED (1) LOCATING THE BUILDING ON A CORNER OF THE SITE, (2) LIMITING ACCESS TO TWO SIDES OF THE SITE, (3) REGULATING STREET PARKING AND CROSSWALKS, (4) SEPARATING PEDESTRIAN AND VEHICULAR TRAFFIC, (5) FORMULAS FOR DETERMINING FACULTY AND STUDENT PARKING NEEDS, AND (6) PROVIDING PARENTS WITH THE TRAFFIC PLAN. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BUSINESS OFFICIALS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. (DM)
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Authoring Institution: Association of School Business Officials, Chicago, IL.
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