Back-to-School Safety Resources for Children and Motorists

As summer draws to a close, it is important to stay up-to-date on back-to-school safety issues. Comprehensive resources such as brochures, fact sheets, safety products and videos linked below for children, families and motorists to use to help stay safe throughout the school year.

Fact Sheets
Backpack Safety (NSC)
Back to School: Safety Tips for Motorists (NSC)
Head Up, Phone Down When Headed Back to School (NSC)
Playground Safety (NSC)
School Bus Safety (NSC)
Teen Driving Safety (NSC)
A Parents' Checklist: Traffic Safety
Back-to-School Safety
Bike Safety
Booster Seat Safety
Buckling Up - The Facts
Cell Phone Use While Driving
Driving your child to school
Fall Driving Tips
Occupant Protection
Pay Attention - Safe Driving Is A Full Time Job
Train and Track Safety: Basic Safety Tips

Pedestrian Safety Checklist
Bike Safe, Bike Smart brochure, PDF
Don't Skip a Step brochure, PDF
Helping Your Child Be a Safe Bicyclist
Ride Your Bike Safely
Good Going! Adventures in Safety magazine

Walk! Bike! Fun! Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Resources
Child Pedestrian Safety Curriculum (NHTSA) Teaches and encourages pedestrian safety for students grades Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Safety Products
Bike Helmets
No Texting While Driving Safety Label
Vehicle Emergency Kit

Video Clips
School Bus Safety
Pedestrian Safety

Video Lending Library (free to Minnesota Safety Council members)

Minnesota State Laws
Bike/Pedestrian Laws
Minnesota Child Passenger Safety Law
Minnesota Crosswalk Law
Minnesota Seat Belt Law
Teen Drivers Laws

Bike Safe, Bike Smart
Car Seats Made Simple