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School Bus Safety

  • Go to the bus stop with your child to teach them the proper way to get on and off the bus
  • Teach your children to stand 6 feet (or three giant steps) away from the curb
  • If your child must cross the street in front of the bus, teach them to walk 10 feet in front of the bus when crossing

Rules Of The Road

  • Ride on the right side of the road
  • Come to a complete stop before crossing
  • Look left, right and left again before crossing
  • Make sure our child always wears a properly fitting helmet an bright clothing

Walking Safety

  • Walk on sidewalk when available
  • Walk facing traffic and stay alert
  • Look both ways before crossing
  • Make eye contact with drivers
  • Always cross streets at crosswalks and intersections