.. Assume the transportation of a child who has lost Websites for Children and Parents Contact Le Conseil scolaire is committed to offering, to all registered his/her riding privilege on the school bus. students, safe and effective transportation which conforms to Elmer, the Safety Elephant Transportation Office .. Provide the Transportation Department with current the stipulations set out by the Minister of Education and the www.elmer.ca Conseil scolaire Centre-Nord information to ensure the most accurate and efficient Tel.: 780-468-4434 Minister of Transportation. service. Safety Central – Just for Kids 1-800-248-6886 www.saferoads.com/safety/kids Le Conseil scolaire establishes administrative directives to support NOTE No adult is authorized to board the bus with the exception Fax: 780-468-4406 of school board and contractor staff members. www.csrcn.ab.ca and enable the Transportation Coordinator to effectively establish Child Safety www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/childsafety/menu.htm transportation which addresses the needs of the students. Route Cancellations or Late Buses Games and Activities Listen to CHFA radio: www.safecanada.ca/link_e.asp?category=13&topic=105 .. 680 AM or 101.1 FM – Edmonton School Bus Safety Web .. 101.5 FM – Fort McMurray itre.ncsu.edu/GHSP/NCBUSSAFETY.html .. 103.5 FM – Red Deer Je suis prudent de la tête aux pieds (only in French) K-97 radio: 97.3 FM – Edmonton www.saaq.gouv.qc.ca/jeunesse Or visit the following websites: www.csrcn.ab.ca (click on the school bus animation) www.schoolbusmonitor.com (click on CityTV Edmonton) School Bus Tr ansportation r Priority! Student S afety is ou The Service Bus Stops School Bus Safety What is the Danger Zone? Everyone’s Responsibilities Transportation is provided to students living outside the walking Each rider is allocated a maximum of two stops and these are Riding the school bus is a privilege. A student may lose this privilege The danger zone is the 3-metre area around the bus. The bus The Conseil has also established a list of responsibilities for the boundaries as set out in Policy E-5002, and within a 50-kilometre limited to their residence and a caregiver. if his/her actions affect the safety of the other riders or if the rules driver can’t see children when they are in the danger zone. If the riders, the parents, the school principals, as well as the school bus distance from the school. set out are not followed and respected. bus starts moving while children are in the danger zone, they drivers. Kindergarten students will be assigned a bus stop as close as could get dragged under. Transportation is supplied to the students free of charge by the possible to their place of residence. Rules Intended for Students Student must: Conseil scolaire. .. Arrive at the bus stop five (5) minutes prior to the Stops for students in grades 1 and 2 will generally not exceed two .. Collaborate with the driver at all times. hundred and fifty (250) metres from their residence. .. Always remain seated when the bus is in motion. scheduled bus arrival time. This also applies to door WALKING AREA to door stops. Bus Routes .. Respect others and their belongings. Stops for students in grades 3 to 12 will generally not exceed five .. Stand well away from the curb until it has come Whenever possible the riding time of the first rider on a run will .. Keep your seat and your bus clean. hundred (500) metres from their residence. to a complete stop and the door is opened. not exceed sixty (60) minutes. DANGER ZONE 3 metres Don’ts .. Always respect the danger zone. It is unlawful for a Yellow School bus to enter on private property. MOST DANGEROUS .. Follow the rules for riding a bus. MOST DANGEROUS .. Do not put anything out of the window. .. Dress appropriately for the weather. Changes to bus routes will take effect Mondays and the .. Do not yell or scream. .. Check with the driver prior to bringing any large items 3 metres transportation office requires a minimum of 5-day notification .. Never throw objects. on the bus. Some larger items are forbidden by law to SCHOOL BUS prior to making any changes. .. Do not push nor hit anyone. be transported on Yellow School Buses. .. Do not eat nor drink while on the bus. .. Find an alternate means of getting to school should the .. Do not use vulgar, obscene or blasphemous language. student lose his/her riding privilege on the school bus. 3 metres .. Vandalism will not be tolerated. Parent must: .. Ensure your child knows his/her responsibilities. DANGER FROM PASSING CARS .. Ensure your child is at his/her stop 5 minutes prior to bus arrival. .. Ensure your child gets safely on and off the bus. .. Advise the school and driver if your child will not be riding the bus. .. Pay for repairs due to vandalism caused by your child. .. Know your child’s bus route number, transport contractor name and phone number, and school phone number.