Total time for this module: 50 minutes
The school bus driver must be completely familiar with the route he or she drives. The school bus driver must know what to do with hazards on that route.
Hazards are defined as those things that pose a threat to school bus safety. For example, not all route intersections are hazards but intersections that have limited sight or high crash occurrence are route hazards.
At the completion of this module, participants will be able to:
1. Identify the potential driving hazards on their own regular routes
2. Describe what they can do to eliminate, avoid, or deal with those hazards
3. Explain what to do for field or activity trips when the route is not familiar.
1. Know Your Route
2. Handling Route Hazards
3. Field and Activity Trips
- Flipchart and markers
- Masking tape
- Field/Activity Trip Checklist, Handout #1
- Local policies and procedures