Presentation on theme: "“Our Hallways are Highways” Driver’s Education Plan MMS Safe & Civil Schools Team, 2008."— Presentation transcript:
“Our Hallways are Highways” Driver’s Education Plan MMS Safe & Civil Schools Team, 2008
Student & Staff Surveys Student and Staff surveys identified 3 areas of improvement for our hallways: 1- Reduce student gathering/grouping in high traffic areas 2- Eliminate running in the hallways and outdoor corridors 3- Respect others’ space and property Most of the problems are in the “square” – the hallways containing lockers and 2- way traffic
Goals: Students will move from location to location in the hallways in a safe and appropriate manner All Students and Staff will know and apply 3 basic expectations while moving from place to place in the MMS hallways The plan will use a “rules of the road” approach
Student Gathering/Grouping in high traffic areas Students will not gather in “NO PARKING” zones. These will be designated with RED TAPE on the floor and signs posted in the halls Each locker represents a “Parking Space” for no more than 2 students. Students may stand and talk in groups larger than 2 in other areas – on the edges of the hallway.
Walk on the RIGHT side of the Road Hallways in the “Square” will have a YELLOW LINE down the middle. Students and staff will walk on the RIGHT side of the YELLOW LINES when possible
Students will WALK in the halls at all times Hallway Speed Limit is 4 MPH. How fast is 4 MPH? A brisk walk appropriate for a hallway that is NOT CROWDED 4 MPH is still too fast for a crowded hallway. Do not drive “Too fast for conditions” This also applies to outside corridors
Respect Others’ Space and Property Keep hands and feet to ourselves Reckless Driving Road Rage Tailgating Leave others’ lockers and locker doors alone Hit & Run
Citations Students who repeatedly violate the “Rules of the Road”, or commit a violation that is excessive, will receive a TRAFFIC CITATION. Logged in attendance Parent phone call Traffic Citations can include Lunch Detention, After School Detention or Lunchroom Cleanup. Repeat offenders may have their Driver’s License Revoked. This means a loss of their passing period.
Summary Walk on the RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD – no faster than 4 MPH Do not gather/group in NO PARKING ZONES unless YOUR locker is there Be safe – RESPECT OTHERS’ SPACE AND PROPERTY WALK at all times