National School Bus Safety week is Oct. 17-23

Richland School District Two is urging parents to have conversations with their children on school bus safety and best practices.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)β€” National School Bus Safety week is this week Oct. 17-23! Richland School District Two is urging parents to have conversations with their children on school bus safety and best practices.

The District says they take the job of safely transporting students seriously, but need the community’s help in making school bus transportation even safer.

Follow these safety tips below for best safety practice:

  • NEVER run after the bus. This is very dangerous.
  • Wait for the bus at least 10 feet or five big steps away from the edge of the road.
  • Never get close to the front of the bus. The driver will not be able to see you.
  • After the bus has stopped, look at the driver.
  • When the driver signals you to cross, walk to the edge of the roadway and look left, right and left again, and if clear, walk directly across the street. Do not run.
  • If your child has to cross the street after school, look at the driver and wait until they signal you to cross. Walk to the edge of the bumper and stop. Look left, right and left again. If all is clear, the driver will signal you to complete the crossing.

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