Getting On and
Off the Bus
||If you have to cross the street in the morning, Wait for the bus to stop and the stop arm to extend. When it is OK to cross, the driver will give you a signal (effective January 1, 2016)
children to look to the right before they step off the bus. Drivers
in a hurry sometimes try to sneak by busses on the right.
your children to secure loose drawstrings and other objects that may
get caught in the handrail or door of the bus as they are exiting.
children that if they drop something, they should never pick it up.
Instead, they should tell the driver and follow the driver's instructions.
If they bend over to pick up a dropped object, they might not be seen
by the driver and could be hurt if the driver pulls away from the
you meet your child at the bus stop after school, wait on the side
where the child will be dropped off, not across the street. Children
can be so excited at seeing you after school that they dash across
the street and forget the safety rules.
If you have to cross the street in the afternoon, stop at the edge of the bus and make sure to look for the driver’s signal before crossing the next lanes of traffic (effective January 1, 2016)
No distractions when boarding or exiting the bus! No texting, cell phones, ear buds, etc.