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JICC-R_Student Conduct on School Buses - Regulations

Code: JICC-R
STUDENT CONDUCT ON SCHOOL BUSES

All students who ride school buses operated by or for the district are expected to abide by the following regulations on both activity trips and regular routes: 

 1.        Be on time at the designated school bus stops -- keep the bus on schedule; 

 2.        Stay off the road at all times while waiting for the bus; 

 3.        Wait until the bus comes to a complete stop before attempting to enter; 

 4.        Be careful in approaching bus stops; 

 5.        Bus riders are not permitted to move toward the bus at the school loading zone until the buses have been brought to a complete stop; 

 6.        Keep hands and head inside the bus at all times after entering and until leaving the bus; 

 7.        Assist in keeping the bus safe and sanitary at all times; 

 8.        Remember that loud talking and laughing or unnecessary confusion diverts the driver's attention and may result in a serious accident; 

 9.        Treat bus equipment as you would valuable furniture in your own home.  Damage to seats, etc., must be paid for by the offender; 

10.       Bus riders should never tamper with the bus or any of its equipment; 

11.       Keep books, packages, coats, and all other subjects out of aisles; 

12.       Help look after the safety and comfort of small children; 

13.       Leave no books, lunches, or other articles on the bus; 

14.       Do not throw anything out of the bus window; 

15.       Bus riders are expected to be courteous to fellow pupils, the bus driver, and any others with whom you come in contact;

16.       Bus riders are not permitted to leave their seats or stand while the bus is in motion; 

17.       Horse play is not permitted around or on the school bus;  

18.       Absolute quiet should be maintained when approaching a railroad crossing stop; 

19.       In case of a road emergency, children are to remain in the bus; 

20.       The rear door will be used only in time of emergency; 

21.       Absolutely no profane language will be tolerated on the bus; 

22.       The use of tobacco is not permitted on any school bus; 

23.       The driver will not discharge riders at places other than the regular bus stop, at the home, or at school unless by proper authorization from the parent or guardian;

24.       Riders should cross the road, when necessary, after getting off the bus (at least 10 feet in front of the bus), but only after looking to be sure that no traffic is approaching from either direction; 

25.       Be alert to the danger signal from the driver. 

Adoption Date: 11/19/80

Amended:  9/16/87

Amended:  3/21/17

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NaCole Stevens,
May 14, 2018, 3:29 PM
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