School Bus Driver Pre-Emergency Plan

Transportation staff should have an emergency evacuation plan, which considers the individual capabilities and needs of each student, and the type of behavior, which might be exhibited during an emergency evacuation. Program directors and transportation personnel can use these guidelines when developing their local emergency plan and procedures.

Recommended Emergency Plans for School Bus Fleets

Local child care programs that provide transportation services need a plan that clearly defines the roles of all staff when an accident or other emergency occurs. Program directors and transportation staff can use the recommendations listed in this tip sheet when establishing emergency procedures, specifically, vehicle evacuation.