As Los Gatos and Monte Sereno students return to classrooms on Monday, safety officials are
reminding motorists to drive cautiously near schools.
advising motorists to watch out for children and parents on the road, walking
across streets and pedaling on bicycles.
To create a safe environment around schools police are reminding
motorists to drive slowly, avoid routes near schools and be aware that law
enforcement is out in full force.
The Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department is proactive about increasing safety around school areas in town to
limit dangerous maneuvers.
At school zones, the speed limit is 25 mph when children are
Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police Sgt. Steve Walpole said at the start of
the school year in 2012 that the department and the local school districts have a
long-standing partnership to ensure 10 high-use intersections are
manned by crossing guards.
Walpole has said the four most congested intersections in the Los
Gatos are near (Daves Avenue at Poppy Lane), (Blossom Hill and Roberts
East), (East Main Street at Jackson) and (Nino Avenue at Los Gatos
—Los Gatos Patch Editor Sheila Sanchez contributed to this report