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Linda Cook 12 Feb 202417:09

At the end of school time this afternoon I was at Fairfield Infants, Buxton after complaints were received about inconsiderate parking at the beginning and end of the school day.

This complaint about parking could relate to most of the schools in the High Peak and the only solution is for those involved giving themselves more time when dropping off and collecting their children from school. While we can appreciate this is sometimes easier said than done, at the end of the day, it is our children's safety that is at stake.
We work closely with local schools, and the staff from Fairfield Infants will be speaking to the children on road safety during lessons, they will also be sending the message home to parents about being considerate when attending the location.

Most school entrances and exits in the UK have yellow zigzag road markings with the writing ‘School Keep Clear’.
They indicate the part of the road where motorists should not wait, stop, or park a vehicle. 
Both yellow and white zigzags also show areas that must be kept clear so that children and other road users can see clearly when crossing the road.

Safety tips for parking outside schools

Allow yourself plenty of time as the area is likely to be busy.
Do not park on yellow zigzag lines and avoid parking opposite them.
If you decide to park further away, please be considerate of local residents and avoid blocking driveways or accessways.

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