My oldest DD's school is an accident waiting to happen when it comes to drop off/pick up. The school doesn't have buses, most in our county don't because they deemed them unneccesary...the school isn't designed for this much car traffic though.
School policy, is that kids have to be dropped off at their class line each morning, and picked up from their classroom each day. You're not allowed to just drive up and throw your kid out of the car in front (though doing so would alleviate MANY issues...). Problem is there isn't parking for this, you're not allowed to park in the front lot (there isn't enough space to do so anyway) so you have to parallel park on the street or park in the back dirt lot (they only opened that because one of the side streets is closed for road work). This alone is dangerous and stupid. Super busy road, cars parked on both sides, kids not bothering with crosswalks or sidewalks? Recipe for disaster, I'm AMAZED a kid hasn't gotten hit already.
They tell you do NOT pull up to the fire lane and toss your kid out, also do NOT turn left when leaving the school (big ass RIGHT TURN ONLY sign). People don't listen to either. They toss their kids out in front, or somewhere in the parking lot, and just hope for the best, people turn left out of the school all the time, even though doing so impedes traffic and is dangerous. Nothing is done to stop it, except for a one call each week about it, but that doesn't stop any of the idiots... Like I said, it's an accident waiting to happen on a good day.
Well this morning, dumbass parent upped their game. I'm driving down the road to get to the school and go into the back lot. There was a guy behind me, he just stops in the middle of the busy ass road with cars EVERYWHERE, and has his kid get out of the car and run across the road (in front of a moving car I might add) to get to school, the kid not only almost got hit in the street, he almost got hit crossing the lot as well, dad just drove off without a care in the world. WTAF?!?! It would have taken him 10 seconds longer to at least pull into the school and let the kid out there, which is also not allowed, but at least it's safer.
Well...I'm a tattle tale, I ratted the guy out, pointed out the kid, told my DD's teacher what happened (because he was on duty for getting the kids lined up), then told the principal. She's going to speak to the idiot parents AGAIN (yes AGAIN she said, so they've been doing this). I just can't figure out why parents intentionally endanger their own kids. Your kid is not replaceable, you can't get a new one at Target. Is it annoying to drive into the school, park, get out, walk your kid to their line, and then go back, and drive away? Yes, but it would be a lot less hectic, crazy, and annoying if EVERYONE just followed the rules, the rules that were put in place for the safety of your children.
This cluster fuckery is the reason both of my kids are being homeschooled next year. I can't even deal with this crap for another school year. I don't have any issue with the curriculum, or teachers. I just can't deal with the traffic cluster fuck 2x a day. It's like a demolition derby up in that bitch, and I like my kids and car way too much to deal with it again.
Just had to vent.