On the other side of town, near Westchase - Andree Pierson captured video of a car driving up on the sidewalk outside Farnell middle school to avoid the pick-up lane. Pierson was in St. Pete when she sent ABC Action News the video - but spoke to us over Facetime.
"Basically the car was just driving right behind her slowly, waiting for her to move out of the way," said Pierson.
A major concern for many of these parents is that drivers behind the wheel are too distracted by phones and the radio and aren't paying enough attention to kids walking or biking.
It's also why both of these moms are part of a Facebook page made just for this topic - it has more than 1,000 followers just hoping the school district will listen.
"We understand budget cuts, they're never easy to do and it's really hard to find where you're going to make that specific cut," said Pierson. "However, I don't feel a cut should be made when it comes to our child's safety."
We took those concerns to the district - it says it follows state standards for determining hazardous walking conditions. If a parent feels their area was miscategorized, they can fill out a form - click here to fill one out.
The district also points out the Sheriff's office provides crossing guards and typically they are not stationed outside of middle or high schools. The district says it transports 80,000 students, but have more than 212,000 students in the district which means a majority of its students don't ride the bus.
They say most counties in the state do not provide courtesy busing.