School Bus Rules and Regulations
Students riding on a school bus are responsible for their conduct to the bus driver and through the driver to the administration of the school. Violation of any of the following rules may lead to the loss of riding privileges.
- The bus driver is responsible for the students on the bus. Students are expected to obey the driver and display appropriate conduct at all times.
- The driver will report unacceptable behaviour to the school principal.
- The driver may assign specific seats to students at any time.
- Students must not extend their arms or head out of the window. While the bus is in motion, students must not try to get on or off the bus, or move about within the bus before it comes to a full stop.
- Students must not throw paper or other waste materials on the floor or out of the windows of the bus.
- While on the bus, students must conduct themselves in a quiet and courteous manner, showing consideration for the comfort and safety of others.
- Scuffling, fighting, smoking and the use of obscene language on the bus is prohibited.
- Students must not distract the bus driver with excessive noise.
- Students causing wilful damage to a bus will be held fully accountable.
- When leaving the bus students must follow the instructions of the driver. They should not cross the road without having a clear view in both directions.
- Education program related items may be transported if there is enough room on the bus and they can be stowed safely.