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January 17, 2018
James Dark
Transportation Supervisor

arrow bulletTransportation - General Policies/Guidelines

Transportation Guidelines

This information is being provided to you by the Transportation Department in an effort to establish clear guidelines for appropriate student bSTavior and expectations regarding the safe transportation of students.  

Please review this material with your child! If you have any questions, please contact the Transportation Department at 315-487-4576.  

The primary responsibility of a school bus driver is to safely transport students.  

Road concentration is essential to safe driving. A higher probability of accidents occurring happens the lower the level of driver road concentration.

Student Responsibilities

  • Be on time to the school bus stop: wait for the bus back from the road: wait until the bus comes to a complete stop before moving towards it.
  • Be respectful of the property of others at the bus stop.
  • Follow proper crossing and discharge procedures when entering & exiting the bus.
  • Enter and exit the bus in an orderly manner. 
  • Take a seat as quickly as possible and remain seated during the entire ride.
  • Do not throw anything inside or out of the bus.
  • Keep the bus clean.
  • Do not bring articles that create a hazard, such as water guns, matches, etc.
  • Keep the aisle of the bus clear at all times: if you carry a musical instrument or school project, you must make sure it will fit on your lap in the seat with you.
  • Do not distract the bus driver.
  • Use proper conduct; horseplay or fighting will not be tolerated.
  • Know all the emergency procedures.
  • Obey all the driver's instructions.
  • Report concerns to the bus driver, parent, principal, or teacher. 


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