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Procedures

Waiting for the Bus

  1. Be at your bus stop five minutes before scheduled pickup time. The driver will not wait or honk.
  2. Stand at least five feet back from the bus stop to avoid accidents. Stand on the sidewalk or back from the roadway while waiting for the bus.
  3. Do not play at bus stops.

Loading the Bus

  1. When the bus approaches, form a line and be prepared to load immediately.
  2. Stand clear of the bus until it comes to a complete stop, and until red loading lights come on.
  3. Watch your step, step on quickly, quietly, without crowding or pushing.
  4. Parents should instruct their children on what procedures to follow if the bus is missed.

Getting Off the Bus

  1. Stay seated until the bus is completely stopped.
  2. Use the handrail and take one step at a time when leaving the bus.
  3. Wait for your turn to leave the bus; pushing and crowding will only slow exiting and may cause an accident.
  4. You must use your assigned stop at all times (A.M. and P.M. routes).
  5. Stay clear of the bus when unloading. Do not chase or hang on to the bus at any time.
  6. If any article drops or rolls near or under the bus, do not go after it. Go to the door of the bus and ask the driver for help.
  7. The bus driver signals or instructs you that he/she will escort you across the roadway, the bus driver will exit first and escort you off the bus and across the road or street.

Director of Transportation
Mike Jones
832-223-0289

Assistant Director of Transportation
Randy Boatman
832-223-0289