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Ontario School District

ODE Regulations

OAR 581-0153-0010
  • Pupils being transported are under authority of the bus driver.
  • Fighting, wrestling, or boisterous activity is prohibited on the bus.
  • Pupils shall use the emergency door only in case of an emergency.
  • Pupils shall be on time for the bus both morning and evening.
  • Pupils shall not bring firearms, weapons, or other potentially hazardous material on the bus.
  • Pupils shall not bring animals, except approved assistance guide animals on the bus.
  • Pupils shall remain seated while the bus is in motion.
  • Pupils may be assigned seats by the bus driver.
  • When necessary to cross the road, pupils shall cross in front of the bus or as instructed by the bus driver.
  • Pupils shall not extend their hands, arms, or heads through the bus windows.
  • Pupils shall have written permission to leave the bus other than at home or school.
  • Pupils shall converse in normal tones; loud or vulgar language is prohibited.
  • Pupils shall not open or close windows without permission of the driver.
  • Pupils shall keep the bus clean, and must refrain from damaging it.
  • Pupils shall be courteous to the driver, to fellow pupils, and passersby.
  • Pupils who refuse to obey promptly the directions of the driver or refuse to obey regulations may forfeit their privilege to ride on the buses.
  • Rules Governing Pupils Riding School Buses must be kept posted in a conspicuous place in all school buses.