Transportation Overview

  • State Safety Rules and Regulations
    Excerpts from Missouri Pupil Transportation Laws, Regulations, and Standards, State Dept. of Education

    • Driver is in charge of the pupils and the bus. Pupils must obey the driver promptly and cheerfully.
    • Pupils must be on time; the bus cannot wait beyond its regular schedule for those who are tardy.
    • Pupils should never stand in roadway while waiting for the bus.
    • Unnecessary conversation with the driver is prohibited.
    • Classroom conduct is to be observed by pupils while riding in the bus.
    • The use of tobacco is not permitted in bus.
    • Pupils must not throw waste paper or other rubbish on the floor of the bus.
    • Pupils must not try to get on or off the bus, or move about within the bus, while it is in motion.
    • Pupils must observe directions of the driver when leaving bus.
    • No animals shall be permitted on school buses. (Any kind, dead or alive.)
    • No weapon of any sort shall be permitted on the school buses.


    Bus Regulations

    • Obey bus driver at all times.
    • Stand back at the bus stop until the driver opens the door.
    • Drivers have the authority to assign or arrange seating.
    • Students are to board and get off bus at their assigned stops daily.
    • Parent note and office approval must be obtained to ride a bus other than your own.
    • Load at least three in a seat; four, if necessary, in elementary.
    • No food or beverage consumed on bus.
    • Stay seated. Face front of bus. Remain seated until bus completely stops.
    • Do not throw any object on the bus.
    • Keep all parts of body inside the bus.
    • Talk only to those in the seat with you.
    • Loud, distracting or disturbing talk and noise are not permitted.
    • No animals or insects are permitted on the bus.
    • No skateboards are permitted on the bus.

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