Stop For Students

A street sign of 2300 E. Canyon Road. On Saturday, two teen girls where hospitalized after attempti...
Brianna Chavez

Plans in place to add traffic signal to Spanish Fork intersection where two girls were hit

UDOT and Spanish Fork officials are working on getting a traffic signal at the intersection where two girls were critically injured while crossing the street.
6 days ago
(KSL TV)...
Karah Brackin

UDOT is stressing work zone safety, especially near schools

As road construction ramps up around the state, construction on 5600 South in Roy will directly impact elementary school students heading to and from school.
1 month ago
police at Mary Jackson Elementary...
Cary Schwanitz, Eliza Pace, and Daniel Woodruff, KSL TV

Child injured in hit-and-run crash outside Salt Lake City elementary school

An 8-year-old child was injured in a hit-and-run crash across the street from Mary Jackson Elementary School Wednesday afternoon, according to the Salt Lake City Police Department.
2 months ago
Joey Skelton, a school bus driver for a Utah school is receiving a thank you poster and an award fo...
Emma Benson

School bus driver hailed as hero for saving student lives after car ignored bus stop arm

A Jordan School District bus driver is being praised after he prevented a possible tragedy from happening to students. 
3 months ago
A new bill introduced in the legislature would increase fines for speeding in school crossings from...
Daniel Woodruff

Lawmaker proposes bigger fines for speeding in Utah school zones

A Utah lawmaker is proposing substantially higher fines for speeding in a school zone.
4 months ago
A cyclist watches traffic before crossing 400 East at 200 South in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March...
Logan Stefanich,

Salt Lake City hoping to make streets safer for K-12 students through nearly $1M grant

The federal government has awarded $953,600 to Salt Lake City to help make its streets safer — particularly for K-12 students.
5 months ago
Noah McArthur (left) in the hospital with his mother, Christine Sara (right) (Courtesy: Christine S...
Emma Benson

Local school district making changes after 3 students hit in crosswalks

After three teenagers were hit by a car in the last year, Wasatch School District is implementing new safety features on their city's streets.
6 months ago
Andre Posen, his wife Bridgette, and their two children. (KSL TV)...
Debbie Worthen

‘They saved my family’: father recounts miracles after his family was hit by a car

The father and husband of a family who was hit by a car and pinned underneath it recounts his side of the story, crediting their livelihood and survival to miracles, a group of teenagers, and an airmen that came to their rescue.
6 months ago
Ava Saunders came home from the hospital after being hit by a car in September. (KSL TV)...
Lindsay Aerts

Heber City teen hit in a crosswalk gets warm welcome home

There was a warm homecoming Wednesday for a teen from Heber who was hit by a car in a crosswalk in late September.
6 months ago
13-year-old Kaisley Raybourne, who was hit by a car. (Courtesy: 
Raybourne family)...
Shelby Lofton

Unified police search for hit-and-run driver who hit Magna teen

Unified police are looking for the driver responsible for hitting a 13-year-old and fleeing from the scene early Tuesday morning.
6 months ago
As several children were crossing Main Street in Delta Tuesday, a 12-year-old was hit by a car and ...
Larry D. Curtis

Car hits, seriously injures child on Delta’s Main Street

As several children were crossing Main Street in Delta today, a 12-year old was hit by car and seriously injured.
6 months ago
(Courtesy of the Parr family)...
Shara Park

Family of Isabelle Parr celebrates her life on the anniversary of her death

A Holladay family is offering forgiveness to the driver of a hit and run accident that took the life of UVU student Isabelle Parr.
6 months ago
11th and Harrison...
Katija Stjepovic

City begins safety improvements at 11th and Harrison

Salt Lake City has been working hard, trying to make intersections safer for our children and students.
6 months ago
Eli Mitchell sign...
Andrew Adams

West Jordan street renamed for 13-year-old killed by drunk driver

Family members converged on a street corner Friday as city workers installed new signs marking the renaming of a street in memory of a 13-year-old boy killed in a crosswalk by a drunk driver.
6 months ago
Sandy crosswalk...
Lindsay Aerts

Contested crosswalk returns to Sandy City

Some parents in Sandy were desperate for a crosswalk to be repainted on Sego Lily Drive after Sandy City repaved the road this summer.
6 months ago
(FILE) A student walking across the road. (KSL TV)...
Brittany Tait

Sandy City traffic engineers pave over a crosswalk used by Mount Jordan Middle School students

For months, parents who live around the location where the 300 East crosswalk used to be have called the mayor’s office, hoping the painted lines will return.
7 months ago
(FILE) A reflective vest on the ground after an accident involving a pedestrian and car. (KSL TV)...
Debbie Worthen

Utah’s first responders plead with drivers to pay attention

First responders are giving all Utahns an important message: Pay attention to the roads.
7 months ago
kids in crosswalk...
Katija Stjepovic

Trauma experts explain how people can avoid getting hit by a car

Auto pedestrian accidents can be dangerous. After all, a person risks lifelong injuries if they're hit by a large vehicle.
7 months ago
(Carissa Hutchinson, KSL TV)...
Deanie Wimmer

New legislation and millions planned to improve safety for students walking to school

Neighbors have resources to make their communities safer if they know where to ask. In addition to money for infrastructure improvements and training, proposed legislation would ticket speeders via radar cameras.
7 months ago
school crossing...
Dan Rascon

Charter schools fight for school zone student safety measures

Several charter schools feel like they are being ignored when it comes to school safety. Administrators say their schools are being denied “school zone” designation which would allow for flashing lights, slower speed signs, crosswalks, and crossing guards.     
7 months ago
MIke texting in distracted driving simulation...
Mike Headrick and Keira Fairmont, KSL-TV  

Stop for Students: The dangerous distances you drive when distracted 

Every time you use a device behind the wheel, experts say you’re effectively driving blindfolded. 
7 months ago
Aubree and Maxx Winn...
Dan Rascon

Mom wants drivers to pay attention, slow down after SUV hits her, son in crosswalk

A mother and her son recovering at their home from injuries after being hit by an SUV in Stansbury Park.
7 months ago
Safe Routes teaching elementary and middle school students about walking from and to school safely....
Katija Stjepovic and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Safe Routes Utah aims educate younger students on pedestrian safety

A frightening number of pedestrian vs vehicle crashes happen in school zones and involve young children, but Safe Routes is looking to educate students on getting home safely.
7 months ago
In a recent annual single-day study, 787 cars violated the school bus traffic laws in Utah. (KSL TV...
Mike Headrick and Mary Culbertson, KSL TV

Why drivers ignore school bus traffic rules; what Utahns can do about it

School bus drivers participate in an annual study that counts the amount of violators to school bus traffic rules there are. This year, there were 787 violations statewide in a single day, projecting about 133 thousand per year.
7 months ago

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