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The first term of the school year has now commenced and Bass Coast Shire Council is focussing on safety around schools.
All motorists are reminded to be aware of reduced speed limits around schools and encourage both motorists and pedestrians to ‘Stop, Look, Listen and Think’ when using or driving around school zones.
In only the first week back, there were two incidents resulting in near misses recorded at school crossings.
The first incident involved a vehicle reported driving through the crossing whilst the supervisor was stationary in the middle of the road in Thompson Avenue, Cowes.
Another vehicle was then also reported to have stopped at the crossing, but then accelerated and driven straight through the crossing whilst the supervisor was still in the middle of the road at the Phillip Island Tourist Road crossing in N...Read more from this release