Rider Safety Memorandum

STSYR is pleased to offer Rider Safety Information for parents/guardians and students.

 

FOR FIRST TIME RIDERS 

Buzzy the Bee School Bus Safety Rules Video for First Time Riders

The purpose of this video is to provide a visual example of standardized school bus rider safety in Ontario for first time riders of school bus. This First Time Rider Safety Video teaches children and their families about danger zones, how to cross the street safely, how to wait, ride, embark and disembark safely, school bus riding rules, and what to do in the event of an emergency. A safety certificate is available after completion of the video.

View "Buzzy the Bee's Safety Rules Video For First Time Riders"

 

 FOR PRIMARY STUDENTS ( Grades JK-3)

Buster's Safety Badge Video

The purpose of this video is to provide a visual example of standardized school bus rider safety in Ontario for primary Students.

In this informative video, Buster the bus teaches students in JK-3 how to wait, ride and disembark from the school bus safely.

View "Buster's Safety Badge Video for Primary Riders"

 

FOR JUNIOR STUDENTS ( Grades 4-8)

 The purpose of this video is to provide a visual example of standardized school bus rider safety in Ontario for junior Students.

Soteria, a voicecast safety assistant, leads viewers through the Safety Rules for Grade's 4-8 students about how to wait, ride and disembark the bus safely. Soteria also shares important information about danger zones, how to sit properly and what to do in the event of an emergency.

View "Soteria's Safety Rules Video" 

 

Student Transportation Services of York Region Safety Initiatives

Best Practices for safe JK-1 transportation

Best Practices for JK-1 Transportation

School Bus Education Program

Student Transportation Services (STS) coordinate and deliver a School Bus Education Program at York Region schools each year. The mandate of this program is to educate elementary students in grades JK-8 to safely ride and evacuate school vehicles in case of an emergency or accident. Information on this program will be supplied by your child/children's school.

2019-2020 School Bus Education Safety Program School List


Ministry of Transportation School Bus Safety

Please click on the following link to view school bus safety information prepared by the Ministry of Transportation. This information identifies the danger zones around the bus, stopping for a School Bus and Fines for disobeying the Law.


http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/safety/school-bus-safety.shtml