Whau Valley School kids in Whangārei drive home road safety messages

No phone, wear your seatbelt and drive slowly on slippery roads.

These were some of the important road safety messages printed boldly on colourful posters made by the children at Whau Valley School.

In the last 10 months three children from the Whangārei school have died in road accidents, and Whangārei constable Steve Brown wanted to do something to get safety messages across to kids.

"I was present when the headmaster had to tell the staff about the two Whau Valley kids who passed away in the crash in Whananaki a couple weekends ago.

 

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Abridged, taken from an article in the Northern Advocate, 03 April 2020