Published: Aug 22, 2013 9:29 AM EDT

(FORT MYERS, Fla.)--

General Rules:
 
Remain 10 steps away from the bus.
Make sure the driver sees you.
Always cross in front of the bus.
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At The Bus Stop:
 
Walk, don't run to the bus stop.
Walk on the sidewalk.
Walk on the left facing traffic.
Arrive 5 minutes early.
Wait in a safe place away from the road.
Don't talk or go with strangers.
Wait for the red flashing lights and stop sign.
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On The Bus:
 
Go directly to a seat.
Remain seated and face forward.
Talk quietly.
Do not distract the driver.
If you must talk to the driver, wait for a stop.
Never throw things on the bus or out the window.
Never play with emergency exits.
Keep the aisles clear at all times.
Listen to the driver.
Respect the driver.
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Exiting The Bus:
 
Walk always, do not run.
Step 3 steps away from the door when exiting.
Stay away from the bus wheels.
Look for moving cars.
Go straight home.
Get off at your bus stop.
If you leave / drop something, alert the driver.
Always make sure the driver can see you.
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Motorist Safety:
 
Follow the law.
Stop when flashing lights are on.
Look for children.
Obey school speed zones.
Avoid cell phone usage.