School starts Wednesday, and Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper asks motorists to be vigilant as students return to the classroom.
“Our officers will be in different school zones, and we want to try to keep the traffic slowed down,” he said. “We just ask everybody to be careful going through the school zones and drive slow. Observe the signs and watch for the school crossing guards, because they will be walking out in the middle of the street stopping traffic.”
The speed limit through school zones is 25 miles per hour. If a motorist gets a speeding ticket in a school zone,