A school zone sign outside of Springvalley Middle and Elementary Schools in Kelowna. Drivers are asked to obey the speed limit when driving in the area during school hours. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

A school zone sign outside of Springvalley Middle and Elementary Schools in Kelowna. Drivers are asked to obey the speed limit when driving in the area during school hours. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Kelowna RCMP reminds motorists to pay attention to school zones

School zones will be in effect every day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a posted speed limit of 30 km/h.

Kelowna RCMP reminds motorists to be mindful of school zones ahead of back to school tomorrow (Sept. 7).

School zones will be in effect every day from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a posted speed limit of 30 km/h Monday to Friday, unless otherwise posted. Slow down and watch for pedestrians, said the RCMP.

Parents and students are urged to pay attention to their surroundings and plan a safe route to school.

“We will be out in our school zones ensuring our drivers are slowing down and driving safely,” said Sgt. Mark Booth. “Our goal is to remind drivers to slow down and stay extra vigilant at this time of year.

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