Back-to-school: Without patience there could be potential for tragedy

NORWICH Wednesday marks the first day of the new school year, and while children and parents may be excited and eager, the Norwich Police Department offers tips to the public to ensure the safety of all.

According to the NPD, hundreds of children will likely be walking to school, walking to bus stops and waiting at bus stops.

Motorists and parents should remain alert at all times while operating vehicles.

Norwich Police said that motorists need to allow for more time to get to work, due to the extra pedestrians and the frequent stops of the numerous school buses.

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