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Walking School Bus Driver Training

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Walking School Bus Driver Training

  1. 1. Walking School BusDriver Training
  2. 2. Walking School BusDriver Training What is a Walking School Bus?
  3. 3.  Kids see differently. Kids hear differently. Kids lack traffic experience.
  4. 4. Pedestrian Crashes Common Pedestrian Crash Types
  5. 5. Pedestrian CrashesTHROUGH VEHICLE AT UNSIGNALIZED LOCATION
  6. 6. Pedestrian CrashesTHROUGH VEHICLE AT SIGNALIZED LOCATION
  7. 7. Pedestrian Crashes Turning Crashes
  8. 8. Pedestrian CrashesDart-Out Dash
  9. 9. Pedestrian Crashes Non-Roadway
  10. 10. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers
  11. 11. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers 1. Student Safety is the NUMBER ONE Priority
  12. 12. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers 2. Be On Time & Stick to the Schedule
  13. 13. 10 Tips for Walking Bus Drivers3. Scan Left-Right-Left at everyintersection
  14. 14. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers 4. Wait for 150 gap in traffic
  15. 15. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers 5. Use a fresh walk signal at traffic light
  16. 16. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers 6. Keep students together as a group
  17. 17. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers 7. Changes only allowed if student safety is at risk.
  18. 18. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers 8. Students must be registered with Walking School Bus
  19. 19. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers 9. Follow Cancellation and Severe Weather Policy
  20. 20. 10 Tips forWalking Bus Drivers 10. Have Fun!
  21. 21. Morning Procedures1. Assemble list ofwalking students formorning
  22. 22. Morning Procedures2. Confirmstudents NOTwalking with WSBCoordinator
  23. 23. Morning Procedures3. Arrive to first stop
  24. 24. Morning Procedures4. Completeroute to school
  25. 25. Morning Procedures5. Report any“no show”students atschool office
  26. 26. Afternoon Procedures1. Assemble list ofwalking students forafternoon
  27. 27. Afternoon Procedures2. Confirmstudents NOTwalking withWSBCoordinator
  28. 28. Afternoon Procedures3. Assemblestudents atdismissal area
  29. 29. Afternoon Procedures4. Roll Call toconfirm all studentsready
  30. 30. Afternoon Procedures5. Lead route fromschool
  31. 31. Issues andEmergencies Discuss specific issues and emergencies with Walking School Bus Coordinator.
  32. 32. Local PoliciesLate startsCancellations (snow/ice days)Sick daysNo showsEmergenciesSevere or adverse weather conditions (thunder/lightning,tornado, blizzard)Violations of rules and regulations
  33. 33. Iowa Safe Routes toSchool ProgramFor more information contact:Nick SobocinskiIowa Bicycle CoalitionP.O. Box 5562913 2nd StreetCoralville, IA 52241Phone: 515-309-2867Email: nick@iowabicyclecoalition.org

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