As a responsible parent, you can lead the way for safer travel by sharing and following these simple tips with your children.
Safety Travel Tips for Parents
Make sure your children pack their bags properly and ensure nothing can fall out of them.
Make sure that there are no loose strings/straps from your child's school bag or shoes.
Ensure your child is at the bus stop at least five minutes before the school bus arrives.
Walk to the bus stop with your child as often as possible.
Older children can walk to the bus stop together in groups.
Ensure children wait patiently for the school bus to arrive at the bus stop.
Ensure your child knows the bus number and timing of the school bus.
Ensure children do not walk on the road but on the sidewalk.
Teach your children to listen to and respect the school bus drivers and attendants.
Acquaint yourself with the school bus staff.
Ensure you are at the bus stop on time to pick up your child.
If your child has to be picked up by someone else on a particular day, ensure the school authorities know the details of that person.
Always be respectful to the school bus drivers and attendants.