14 Jun '18, 6pm

It's time to stop prioritizing cars over kids

It's time to stop prioritizing cars over kids

How many crushings or deaths will it take for a school to realize that large moving vehicles and small kids on foot are not meant to mingle in the same confined space? A text message came in from my kids' school last week. It read: "A reminder to be alert and aware when driving through the student drop-off/parent parking lot. We have had 3 near misses this year! Avoid distracted driving by kindly staying off devices while driving in the parking lot to ensure the safety of all. Thank you!" While the message was well-intentioned, it left me feeling angry. My own toddler had a near miss several months ago in that same parking lot, and to think that there have been even more incidents similar to that one is horrifying, especially in light of the little girl who was crushed between two cars at school pickup earlier this year in Toronto. But even more upsetting was that the scho...

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