Remove drawstrings from coats, and other clothing. Anything that drags-book bags, scarves, etc-can be caught in doors and handrails that can cause a child to be dragged.
Walk at least ten feet in front of the bus so the driver can see you.
Never walk behind the bus.
Walk at least six feet from the side of the bus.
Stand at least six feet away from the curb when waiting for the bus.
Submitted by Chris Hess who teaches PE at Willow Springs Elementary in Killeen, TX. These were adpated from Vitality Wellness Magazine (September, 1999). Chris is the Mangaging Editor of PE Central's Wellness Tips of the Week. Thanks for contributing to PE Central!