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Rows during the school run 'on the rise'

Squabbles at the school gates are on the rise after a survey found as many as 75% of people had witnessed aggressive behaviour while dropping their kids off for lessons.

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Parents criticised over car use on school run

Councillor Mehboob Khan says schools face a daily road safety battle. Credit: Daybreak/ITV

Some parents would literally "take their cars into the classroom" when dropping their children off at school, a frustrated councillor has told Daybreak.

Mehboob Khan, Leader of Kirklees Council explained: "We use school children to get messages across to parents with road safety training in class so that when they go home they explain to mum and dad what is appropriate and acceptable behaviour.

"I recently had one headteacher comment to me if parents could take their cars into the classroom, they would do so. That is the situation we are faced with on a daily basis."

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