Speed limits in school zones will be back in effect across Houston area today

HOUSTON

That means drivers need to slow down in school zones, be aware of posted speed limits and make sure they're not on cell phones while driving through school zones.

In addition, Houston police are reminding motorists to be extra careful around school buses. It is against the law to pass school buses with flashing lights. Violating that law could cost you more than $200 in fines.

Officers are also urging parents to talk to their students about staying safe while walking to school and boarding or riding the school bus

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