EEAE: School Bus Safety Program
The safety and welfare of student riders will be the first consideration in all matters pertaining to transportation. Safety precautions will include the following:
- Children will be instructed as to the proper procedure for boarding and exiting from a school bus and in proper and safe conduct while aboard.
- Emergency evacuation drills will be conducted at least twice a year to acquaint student riders with procedures in emergency situations.
- All vehicles used to transport children will be inspected periodically for conformance with state and federal safety requirements.
- Classroom instruction on school bus safety will be provided.
LEGAL REFS.: M.G.L. 90:7b as amended by Ch. 246 Acts of 1986
M.G.L. 90:1 et seq.; 713:2; 713:7L
Highway Safety Program Standard No. 17
CROSS REF.: EB, Safety Program