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Code No. 708.8 School Transportation Safety Instruction

The school district will conduct school bus safe riding practices instruction and emergency safety drills once a year for students who utilize school district transportation.  Each school bus vehicle will have, in addition to the regular emergency safety drill, a plan for helping those students who require special assistance to safety during an emergency. This will include, but not be limited to, students with disabilities.  School district vehicle drivers are required to attend each safety drill.

Employees shall be responsible for instructing the proper techniques to be followed during an emergency, as well as safe riding practices.  Classroom teachers will work together with school transportation personnel to promote school bus safety.


Approved:  January 18, 1999

Revised/Reviewed: November 25, 2019