Fully automatic boom gates from Rotech Group Pty Ltd were installed at the Mooloolaba State School to control access into a restricted parking area within the school grounds.

Road accidents are one of the highest causes of child deaths and injuries in Australia. While many of these accidents take place at home, the school has also been identified as a very vulnerable area. Most of these accidents are preventable if safety systems are in place.

Traffic and parking problems in and around schools are putting children at risk of being injured or worse, particularly during drop off and pick up times. Being impulsive and easily distracted with little sense of danger, children place themselves at risk of injury. Given the many incidents of school car park pedestrian accidents across Australia, schools are now compelled to seek solutions to better manage the safety and well-being of pupils.

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