Back To School: Traffic Tips (Tuesday)

Tuesday’s Questions: Tune in between 5am-7am as we answer back-to-school traffic questions! We’ll have more throughout the week, preparing you and your family for the 2010 school year.

A: According to Texas law , drivers are prohibited from using a wireless device within a reduced-speed school zone. Cellular phones may be used while the vehicle is stopped in a school zone or with a hands-free device. Wireless devices may be used to make emergency calls to specific organizations, such as police, fire and emergency medical services. The law also applies to bus drivers. Violators are subject to a fine of up to $200.

A: Drivers must read and obey the information posted on the speed limit signs. The times listed are the times when drivers must slow their speeds. If the flashing lights are malfunctioning, please call 311 and report their location.

If you have a school zone question…email me at

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