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Transportation

Yellow Bus Transportation 

Yellow bus is available for students living in South Terwillegar West or Grandview only.  Please speak to the office staff for more information.

 

SCHOOL BUS SAFETY

WAITING FOR THE YELLOW BUS

When waiting for the yellow bus, students should:

  • arrive 5 minutes prior to the bus pick up time
  • respect the private property and keep noise to a minimum
  • wait for the bus at a safe place away from the road
  • line up in an orderly fashion before loading the bus
  • wait for the bus to come to a complete stop before approaching and boarding
  • ensure that belongings are ready for loading and storage
  • avoid the danger zone (three metres in all directions)

GETTING ON AND OFF THE YELLOW BUS

When getting on and off the yellow bus, students should:

  • wait until the bus comes to a complete stop before standing up
  • use the handrail and climb one stair at a time
  • show the bus driver their bus pass
  • tell an adult or the driver if they drop something outside of the bus
  • take five giant steps away from the bus to get out of the danger zone
  • only exit the bus through the front door

CROSSWALKS, DANGER ZONES AND BLIND SPOTS

The danger zone is the area three metre area around the yellow bus where the driver cannot see or has limited vision.  Students are probably within the danger zone and too close to the bus if they:

  • can touch the bus
  • can’t see the driver