SCHOOL BUS SAFETY
The Superintendent of Schools and Building Principals shall cooperate with the governmental agencies on matters of safety. They shall establish and check loading and unloading procedures at each school and student conduct on buses. The Superintendent of Schools shall arrange for a minimum of three bus emergency drills during the school year, including instruction in the use of windows as a means of escape in case of fire or accident, with the first occurring during the first week of school, the second between November 1 and December 31, and the third between March 1 and April 30.
Additionally, frequent local safety inspections of buses, at least every 1,000 miles, shall be made in addition to those required and conducted by the New York State Department of Transportation.
Cross-ref: 5450, Student Safety
Adoption date: January 1, 1993
Reviewed on: November 20, 2002