The DANGER ZONE is the
area immediately surrounding the school bus.
It extends up to 30 feet in front of the bus, and
10 feet behind the bus, and
10 feet from the sides.
The area of greatest danger is
immediately in front of the front bumper and right rear wheel.
Teach students, "If you touch the bus, you are TOO CLOSE," and
"If you can't see the driver as you cross the street in front of the bus, you are TOO CLOSE."
Students should always cross at least
10 feet in front of the bus.
Students should wait for the driver's signal
Students Should always watch for
moving vehicles when exiting a stopped school bus.
10. If you are a passing motorist be sure to watch for stopping school buses. Do not pass the bus if the overhead red loading lights are flashing.
It is aginst the law and unsafe to do so and could result in either injuring a child or a heavy fine. If there is no median separating the lanes you are
required by law to stop no matter how many lanes of traffic there are.