LINCOLN, R.I. - School buses are the primary mode of transportation for many children during the school year. It’s a safer alternative than riding in a car, but it can still be dangerous. That’s why Amica Insurance is offering safety tips to help protect your child while riding the bus.
Amica suggests the following tips from the National Safety Council:
- When waiting at the bus stop, avoid traffic and stay alert. Never walk out into the street or roughhouse with peers.
- Once on the bus, find a seat quickly and sit down. Never put your head, arms or hands out the bus windows.
- When you’ve reached your stop, wait for the bus to stop completely before leaving your seat. Walk to the front door and exit while using the handrail.
- Make sure the driver can see you before crossing the street. Always stop at the edge of the street and look left, right and left again before crossing.