Bus Rules

Bus Rules


  • The same rules you follow in school, shall be followed on the bus.

  • Stay in your seat at all times while the bus is in motion.

  • Talk and laugh quietly with friends, do not scream, it distracts the driver. Do not use profanity.

  • Keep your hands and feet to yourself. If you have any problems, please let the bus driver know immediately so corrective action can take place.

  • Treat the driver and all others with courtesy and respect.

  • Allow plenty of time to get to the bus stop. Plan to arrive at your bus stop 5 minutes early. Do not “chase” the bus! While waiting for the bus, stand back safely from the road.

  • Students should keep the bus clean. Do not deface or damage the school bus or its equipment in any way. Defacing is to be reported to Administration.

  • Keep your head, arms and hands inside the bus at all times.

  • Obey the bus driver promptly.

  • No eating, drinking, smoking or chewing tobacco on the bus.

  • Make sure the driver can see you at all times. If you drop something near the bus, don’t pick it up.

  • Instead, ask the driver for help.

  • If you have to cross the street, wait until the bus driver signals you when it is safe to do so.

  • Use the handrail when entering and exiting the bus.

  • Allow the bus to come to a complete stop before approaching to get on. Remain seated until the bus comes to a complete stop before standing to exit.

  • Remember to check your seats before exiting the bus for forgotten items.

  • Bus riding is a privilege and may be lost through suspension for misbehavior.


© 2017. 29 Academy Street, P.O. Box 5   •   Afton, NY 13730   •   P 607.639.8200   •   F 607.639.1801