BUS RULES Don’t Lose Your Riding Privilege! 1. Be courteous and respectful and follow the drivers/attendants directions. 2. Fasten seat belts and remain seated at all times. 3. Eating, drinking and chewing are not permitted. 4. Hazardous and oversized objects are not permitted. (Examples: skateboards, skis, snowboards, weapons, glass, matches, lighters, irritants and aerosols, etc) 5. No unauthorized exits/entrances of bus. (Emergency doors or windows) 6. Keep your hands and feet to yourself and inside the bus. 7. Keep aisles and exits clear. 8. Keep noise level down. Profane language and/or gestures are prohibited. 9. Absolutely no vandalism. 10. Do not throw any objects. 11. Pets/animals are not allowed on or around the bus during loading or unloading. BUS REFERRALS Will Be Issued For Violations Of Bus Rules 1st Referral: Student warned and Parent called. 2nd Referral: Suspended from the bus for three (3) days. 3rd Referral: Suspended from the bus for ten (10) days. Mandatory parent conference. 4th Referral: Suspended from the bus for remainder of school year. Immediate suspension for threatened or actual body harm to other passengers and/or the school bus driver. Repeated infractions will result in school bus transportation services being terminated and other transportation authorized for your child. V ANDALISM Parents and/or students will be liable for any and all willful vandalism and/or destruction to the school bus interior and/or exterior. Nanette Rondeau Director of Transportation 530-550-0745 Corine Harvey Director of Special Education 530-582-2565 Tahoe Truckee Unified School District School Bus Transportation Guide “Supporting student success through safe and efficient transportation.” Office Hours: 5:00am-5:00pm (Weekdays) Phone: 530-550-0745 Fax: 530-550-0739 School Closure Info & Snow Lines: Truckee 530-582-2510 Lake 530-582-7020 Web Site: ttusd.org/transportation The following information is provided to acquaint you with the rules, regulations and responsibilities involved in student transportation. Your cooperation will help considerably in transporting your child. BUS STOP PROTOCOL ROUTES & CHANGES LOST ITEMS Students are expected to act in a safe and orderly manner at designated school bus stops. Never approach the bus until it comes to a complete stop and the doors open. Students should wait safely out of roadways. PICK-UP & DROP-OFF The bus driver is not authorized to make any adjustments or changes in his/her route. Please address any changes to the transportation department. Students will not be permitted to leave the bus at any point other than their designated bus stop unless they have a note signed by their parent, guardian or school official. UNDELIVERABLES The TTUSD Transportation Department assumes no responsibility for lost items. Every effort will be made to locate such items and return them to their rightful owner. In the event of lost items, please check with school, bus driver and the transportation department. SPECIALIZED TRANSPORTATION An “undeliverable” is a student who cannot be delivered to their bus stop because an authorized adult is not present to receive the child. A parent or authorized adult MUST be present to receive preschool, kindergarten and 1st grade students when they are delivered. If no adult is present, child will be returned to their school site. Exceptions to this policy can only be made by the District. PROHIBITED ITEMS The following applies to Special Needs Students. Illness/Absences: Notify the transportation department if your child is ill. If your child is absent in the am and requires pm transportation please notify transportation by 9:00am. 550-0745 Temporary changes are not accepted. An authorized adult must be present at the designated bus stop at pick-up & drop-off times. Long term changes must be arranged ten (10) days in advance with the child’s teacher who will then notify the transportation department. Exceptions to this policy can only be made by the District. Absence of an authorized adult to receive a child may result in the child being returned to their school site. Pick-up times & stops are posted in the local paper before the school year begins and are available on our web site. Students should be at their school bus stop five (5) minutes prior to stop time. If you child is not ready the bus will proceed to the next stop. Preschool, kindergarten and 1st grade must be supervised by an adult at pick-up and dropoff. Unauthorized adults are not allowed to board the bus. Skateboards, skis, snowboards, hockey sticks, golf clubs and hazardous materials are prohibited. Materials required for class or school functions that are too large to fit on the students lap must be transported by the parent. No pets allowed.
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