In most communities, schools are either spread out through the area or positioned near roads designed to handle heavy traffic densities, but not in Seymour.
With the Primary, Intermediate, Middle, and High schools clustered together, the combination of these four schools can cause some serious traffic concerns.
“We usually receive a few complaints during the first few weeks,” said Sevier County Patrol Captain Michael Hodges. “Once people become familiar with their routes and routines, the traffic tends to settle down a little bit.”
Hodges explained that the morning school traffic in Seymour is at least twice as dense as it is in the afternoon.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.