What are 3 things that are important about school bus safety?
- Arrive early at the bus stop – at least five minutes before the bus is scheduled to arrive.
- Stand 6 feet (or three giant steps) away from the curb while waiting for the bus.
- Supervise young children.
What is the safest part of a school bus? The safest seat in a school bus is generally in the middle, in an aisle seat on the right hand side, between the tires. It’s safer if there’s a head-on, side and rear-end collision. It is also less bumpy and jarring to the body. In addition, studies show that children are often injured approaching or leaving the bus.
Why do school buses have no seat belts? That’s because school buses are the most regulated vehicles on the road; they’re designed to be safer than passenger vehicles in preventing crashes and injuries; and in every State, stop-arm laws protect children from other motorists.
Is it legal to pass a school bus in Georgia? Passing a school bus carries a fine of at least $300 for a first offense, $750 for a second offense, and $1,000 for a third offense. Additionally, unlawful passing of a school bus will result in 6 points being added to the driver’s license.