September 4, 2014 @ 8:14 AM

When getting ready for back to school time, focus is often on shopping for new clothes, school supplies, and backpacks. We usually don't think about preparing children to ride the school bus or how our morning commute will change until it is the first day of school. As a school bus driver for over 15 years and a certified New York State School Bus Driver Instructor, I would like to share with you why your kids should ride the school bus and how you can help teach children to have a safe bus ride.

Did you know the school bus is the safest mode of transportation for any age child? Here are some facts you should know from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:

  • School buses are designed to be safer than passenger vehicles ...
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