Exmouth police tackle Brixington parking problems

Exmouth police have been working with parents in a bid to improve road safety for youngsters attending Brixington Primary School.

Exmouth police have praised parents for improving child safety outside Brixington Primary School.

Officers said parking issues prompting concerns over the children’s safety was an ongoing problem at the start and end of the school day.

Police community support officer Chris Ball said parents with children at the school had received a letter asking them to be mindful of road safety concerns at the school gates.

The officer said parents had been asked to park respectfully when dropping off or picking up their youngsters.

He urged anyone spotting irresponsible drivers to report the problem to the police.

PCSO Ball said: “Parents so far have been very helpful and positive in response, which is helping to ease a difficult situation for the road at key times.

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“I would ask people to keep me informed with any continuing issues and, between us, hopefully the roads will be a safer place for everyone.”