How do I keep my child safe on a bus?

How do I keep my child safe on a bus?

Parents – talk bus safety with your children: Your child should arrive at the bus stop at least 5 minutes before the bus is scheduled to arrive. Teach them to play it SAFE: Stay five steps away from the curb. Always wait until the bus comes to a complete stop and the bus driver signals for you to board.

What is a school bus harness?

The Harness must be used with an existing lap belt in order to meet the FMVSS-213 Standard. The Over the Shoulder Harness is an added way to give extra upper body support when being transported in a school bus.

What is safety in a school bus?

Look in all directions before crossing and then safely walk across the street. Always obey traffic signals. Never accept any offer of ride from a stranger. Avoid fighting and rough play while at the bus stop, in the bus, or while getting on or off the bus.

How do I keep my child safe at school?

6 Rules for School Safety

  1. Learn the school’s emergency procedures.
  2. Know travel routes to and from the school.
  3. Know and follow school security and safety measures.
  4. Talk with your child about safety.
  5. Inform school staff about health and emotional concerns.
  6. Get involved.

What is a reflective safety vests?

Reflective vests and uniforms are for use in low light levels and nighttime work environments. For instance, road construction workers who are working at night should have reflective clothing. The vests reflect light that is shined on them, so workers are easier to see.

Are seat belts required on school buses in California?

California, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, and Texas require school bus seat belts. California law requires three-point seat belts on (1) school buses manufactured on and after July 1, 2005 that carry more than 16 passengers and (2) all other school buses manufactured on and after July 1, 2004.

What are the safety rules in bus?

Stand in a proper queue to board the bus. Never run after your bus once it leaves. Do not run towards/ approach the bus until the bus stops and the conductor opens the door. Never go under/ behind the bus, if any thing gets dropped out of the bus.