Roosevelt High School students ask drivers to slow down

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Roosevelt High School students took to the streets Tuesday morning to remind drivers to slow down.

More than 75 students sign waved during morning rush hour traffic near Nehoa Street.

One of their main concerns is how fast drivers speed down Nehoa Street, which is on a steep incline.

It was all part of the Farmers Insurance Hawaii Hot Spots Traffic Safety Program, which raises awareness that drivers need to watch for students crossing streets on the way to school.

"The combination of commuters trying to get to work, and students trying to get to school, calls for extra caution in front of the school," Farmers Insurance Hawaii president Michelle Saito said.

Schools or communities interested in holding a Hot Spots event should call 543-0411.

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