Cesar Chavez Elementary School

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Student Handbook » Bus Rules and Regulation

Bus Rules and Regulation

Boarding the Bus
  • If other students are waiting at the bus stop, get in line without pushing or crowding and stay off the roadway.
  • Never go under the school bus.
  • Line up in a single file parallel to the roadway, with younger students in front so they can board first.
  • Board the bus quickly but without crowding or pushing.
  • Never run on the bus.
  • Go directly to your seat and sit straight, well to the back of the seat, and face the front of the bus.
Conduct on the Bus
  • Remain seated throughout the trip, and leave your seat only when the bus has reached its destination and has come to a complete stop.
  • Keep your books and other items on your lap or put them under the seat.
  • Keep the aisle clear.
  • Do not talk to the driver except in case of emergency.
  • Avoid doing anything that might disturb or interfere with the driver.
  • Never stick hands, arms, head, or feet out of the window of the bus.
  • Do not open windows without the driver’s permission.
  • Do not throw anything within the bus or out of a window.
  • Do not touch the emergency door or exit controls or any of the bus safety equipment.
  • Do not eat on the bus.
  • Obey promptly the directions and instructions of the school bus driver.
Prohibited Items
  • Tobacco, alcoholic beverages, or any other illegal substances shall not be carried in a school bus.
  • Insects, reptiles, or other animals shall not be transported in a school bus.
  • No weapon, explosive device, harmful drug, or chemical shall be transported in a school bus.
Exit from Bus
  • Remain seated until the bus has reached its destination and comes to a complete stop.
  • Do not push or crowd when leaving the bus.
  • If you must cross the road, walk to a point about ten (10) feet in front of the bus but do not cross until the driver has indicated that it is safe to do so.
  • Walk across the road do not run.
  • Never cross the road behind the school bus.