Thursday, 7 June 2012

School Bus Safety Tips for Children


School bus is one of the safest modes of travel for children.If your child is using school bus,teach him some important and good rules to follow.
Safety Rules
  • Every child should know about the danger zones and should always stay away from them.
  • Teach children about the rules while crossing the road.
  • When your child is near the school bus he should have the attention of  the driver.
  • Never allow children to play near or around the school bus.
  • When crossing in front of the bus,children must measure and take atleast 10 big steps in order to identify the danger zone.
Getting On the Bus
  • Always reach the bus stop 10 minutes before the actual pick up time.
  • Find a safe place away from the road and wait for the bus.
  • Wait for the bus to stop before getting on board.
  • Board the bus carefully holding the side rail carefully.
  • Do not push or shove your friend.
  • Find a vacant seat and sit on it quietly.
  • Keep your school bag on your lap.Remember not to keep your bag at a place where other children can trip over.
  • Never put your hand,arms or head out of the window.
  • If you are standing,hold on to the safety rails tightly.You should also face the front of the bus.
  • Do not distract the driver.
  • Always listen to and follow the instructions given by the driver.
Getting Off the Bus
  • Get off slowly holding the handrails.
  • Do not push or shove your friends.
  • After getting down you must walk and not run.Go right home.
  • Never go behind the bus or stand in front of the bus.
Safety Rules for Parents
  • If possible,accompany your child to and from the bus stop.
  • When crossing road,always hold your child's hand especially if he is under 10.
  • Before crossing,be sure you check the traffic lights and flash signals.
  • Wait for the traffic to clear or stop before you cross the road.
  • Walk across the road and turn your head both ways to watch and listen to traffic.You must walk and never run on the road.
  • If you are driving,always slow down near school bus stop areas and places where children are standing and playing.
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2 comments:

  1. nice article
    thanks for sharing

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  2. Very useful information has been provided in this article. I recommend all the parents to read and remember all these safety tips. Also kids should know all the safety rules of the road.
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