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Bus/Transportation Safety Rules

Keeping students safe while being transported to and from school is a priority for the district.  Accordingly, Transportation Services Inc. (TSI), provides the following  safety rules for all forms of SASD transportation - buses, vans, etc.

For questions regarding bus/transportation safety rules,  please contact Transportation Services Inc. (TSI) at 215-723-4613.

  • Students should be at their assigned bus stop 5 minutes before the bus/van is scheduled to arrive.
  • Students should stay off the road while waiting for the bus/van.
  • Students should not approach the bus/van until it is fully stopped and door opens.
  • Students can only board or disembark at their designated stop.
  • A video monitoring device will be installed, operated and maintained by TSI and may be used at anytime.
  • Seating may be assigned by the driver.
  • Students must obey the driver's direction promptly and respectfully.
  • Students should remain seated facing forward at all times while on the bus/van.
  • Any damage to the bus/van or the seat must be paid for by the offender.
  • The use of profane or immoral language will not be tolerated.
  • Voices should remain at a conversational level; screaming is not permitted.
  • Do not throw anything out of the bus/van windows. Arms, heads, and all body parts must remain inside the bus/van at all times.
  • Smoking, vaping, and the use of any tobacco products is not allowed on the bus/van.
  • You must use earphones to listen to any electronic devices on the bus/van. The use of speakers audible to others are not allowed on the bus/van.
  • Eating or drinking is not allowed on the bus/van.
  • No pushing, fighting, or horseplay will be allowed on the bus/van.
  • Trash cans are provided; students should use them.
  • Failure to comply with the rules will result in a written report to the school administration.
  • Riding other than your regularly assigned bus/van is prohibited unless requested in writing by the parent and is then approved by the school administration.
  • Students must remain fully dressed while on the bus/van.
  • Avoid distracting the bus/van driver, their focus is on driving safely.
  • Leave nothing on the bus/van when you leave.