Back To School

Car Pool Tips

Summer is coming to an end and school is right around the corner! Do you plan on carpooling this year? Here’s what to be ready for.

  1. Make a carpool schedule. Are you picking up? Are you dropping off? Make sure you are aware of day to day carpooling schedules. Make sure nobody gets left behind!
  2. Take your vehicle in for a routine maintenance checkup. Keeping your vehicle on the road is important to us at Bennett’s Automotive. Let us help check your fluids, filters and tires. When carpooling, your vehicle may be working overtime from quick trips, heavily trafficked areas, and extended idling.
  3. Go over the importance of seatbelt safety. Make sure you are always wearing your seatbelt. Make sure the kiddos are buckled up as well. When they see the adult following the rules, they are more than likely to do the same.
  4. Go over drop off and pick up procedures. Crossing guards should be stationed around the drop off/ pick up area to guide children and cars in the right direction. Be sure that your children are aware of the crossing guard, where to properly cross traffic and to always look both ways. Try to stick with the same pick up line and as always, make sure the kiddos know who will be picking them up after school.
  5. Be prepared for fall showers. Nobody enjoys driving in torrential downpours but it definitely helps when you have smooth wiper blades and good tire traction.

Number one rule of safety: stay off your cell phone while driving! Children’s safety is the upmost important.

 

Upcoming Events:

Community Outreach: Back to School

  • Saturday, August 5, 2017
  • 3pm – 8 pm
  • Fellowship United Methodist Church (2511 New Salem Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37128)
  • Water games, yard games, and more.

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Family Fun Fest

  • Saturday, August 5, 2017
  • 4:00pm – 8:00 pm
  • Living Truth Christian Center (102 Ridley Street, Smyrna, TN 37167)
  • Backpacks fill with school supplies will be given away beginning at 5:00 pm to the first 1,000 students (K – 12)

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Back to School Bash

  • Sunday, August 6, 2017
  • 4:00pm – 7:00 pm
  • Northside Baptist Church (655 W Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129)
  • Inflatable games, carnival food, and other great activities

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Back to School Bash

  • Saturday, August 12, 2017
  • 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Smyrna Depot Farmers Market (Historic Depot District on Front Street, Smyrna, TN 37167)
  • All children who complete the Market Scavenger Hunt will be entered into a drawing for a back pack fully stocked with school supplies.

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Bennett’s Automotive wishes you a successful school year! We are open Monday – Friday from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm for your automotive repair needs.

Phone: (615)459-5881

Address: 204 Commerce Drive, Smyrna, TN 37167

 

 

 

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