Child safety

Dear Editor:When is something going to be done about the danger our children are being put in daily as they are being dropped off at school and picked up? Every morning without fail at Rio San Gabriel Elementary, parents (I assume) stop their cars in the middle of the street and just let their children get out and run across the street to school. It appears they are in a rush to get somewhere but is anything worth the safety of their children? I wish there could be a police officer there in the morning to issue tickets to them as well as everyone that double parks and leaves cars in loading zones. Also, there are signs clearly stating times when left turns are not permitted when exiting the parking lot. It is as if these signs are not even there. Maybe the parents just can't read English or could it be that they just don't care? I hope something will be done soon and we don't just give up on our children as well as our schools. -- Juan Flores, Downey

********** Published: May 5, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 3