Tips to Increase Your Child’s School Bus Safety
Your child's biggest risk isn’t riding the bus – it’s approaching or leaving it. Here’s a guide for parents (PDF 541.19 KB).
Seat Belts on School Buses
Wonder why school buses don't have seat belts? Learn how school buses are designed for safety and how they fare in comparison to other motor vehicles.
Riding the Bus Web Page
Here are practical steps to ensure your child’s safety, from arriving at the bus stop to returning from school.
NHTSA School Buses Web Page
For additional information on school bus safety, visit NHTSA’s school buses Web page.
Learn Safety Rules
Safety rules for getting on and off the bus (PDF 417.61 KB).
Gus’ Get to School (and Back Again) Safely
Board game rules (PDF 1.08 MB): Be the first to get home at the end of the day; just start out at school and pick the best way!
“Gus the Bus” Safety Song
School bus safety song (PDF 391.66 KB) and other handouts.
Traffic safety booklet (PDF 3.12 MB) with hands-on activities for you and your child to learn how to get to school and back safely.