Keep schoolchildren from harm’s way
The supervisor should teach the child to cross the road when it is absolutely safe to do so, and only at designated pedestrian crossings. Parents and school authorities also have a role to play in ensuring the safety of children by instilling in them the virtues of road safety. In particular, parents should alert their wards to make sure that the bus comes to a complete stop before they can get off. In addition, they should not cross in front of the bus unless accompanied by the supervisor or adult. Because of their diminutive size, children may not be easily spotted by the driver when passing in front of the bus, leaving them open to danger, he explained.