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Bus Safety Rules

While Waiting For the Bus

  • Arrive early to your designated bus stop.
  • Wear bright clothes so you can be seen.
  • Stay off the road,
  • Wait for the bus in an orderly manner.
  • Wait until the bus comes to a complete stop before boarding.

Once You Are On the Bus

  • Keep your hands and head inside the bus at all times.
  • Open windows only with permission.  Never extend or throw objects out the window.
  • No eating or sharing food on the bus.
  • Keep the bus clean.
  • Talk softly.
  • Remain in your seat while the bus is in motion.
  • Keep aisles clear.
  • Objects larger than those, which can fit on your lap, are not permitted on the bus.
  • Double check to see that you have all of your belongings (lunch, books, etc.) before you leave the bus.
  • Listen, respect and obey the driver.

Once You’ve Left the Bus

  • Get off at your designated stop.
  • Get out of the road quickly.
  • Cross the road only when necessary.
  • To cross the road, walk at least ten steps from the door to the front of the bus.
  • Make eye contact with the bus driver and wait until the driver gives you the signal to cross.
  • Walk quickly, double checking both ways yourself.
  • Don’t walk back unless signaled by the driver.
  • Go straight home by a pre-determined route (discuss this with your parents or guardians).


Please contact the Transportation Department with questions or concerns at  (631) 345-2775