The incidents of the school bus safety have been at the headline of the news. Actually school buses are the safe medium of transport. Research said that there is very fewer amounts of bus accidents took place. But it is better to teach your children about some simple ways to stay safe while riding the bus.
To and from the bus stop
You should make sure that your children are aware of the safest route between your house and bus stop. It will be better if they are walking on the side of the road. You should teach your children to walk through the left side of the roadway; it can help them to see the traffic clearly.
At the bus stops
You should teach your child to wait in a proper line to get on the bus. You should also teach them about what to do when the bus does not come.
Getting on and off the bus
It is necessary to wait until the bus reach to its complete stop. After the door opens properly then you get on or off the school bus. You should help your child to do practice to hold the handrail while they are going up and down the stairs of the bus, it can minimize the risk of getting slip especially in the month of winter.
On the bus
The most important factor that you should teach your child to stay safe and secure on a school bus is to be seated with a front facing along with the legs and arms should be safely inside the seat. To avoid any type of unusual accidents you should be concern that any body parts should not be poke out from the windows of the bus while it is running. If there is a need for a quick evacuation the aisles should also be kept clear.