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School Bus Safety Week’s message: “Stop on red!”

on October 20, 2017

Two bus drivers, and Buster, a school bus mascot, demonstrate bus driver crossing signals to a student assembly at Sanfordville.Warwick Valley’s Transportation Department has two mascots: Wildcat and Buster!

During National School Bus Safety Week, October 16-20, Buster and his safety team traveled to the elementary schools to deliver safe bus-riding advice to K-1 students. Covering all aspects of safe ridership, with an emphasis on crossing safety, this review and reinforcement of safety rules is especially critical for younger students who have little or no experience in bus riding.Two bus drivers, and Buster, a school bus mascot, demonstrate bus driver crossing signals to a student assembly at Sanfordville.

Buster partnered with bus drivers Beth Eurich, Ginny Schaper and Stacey Mydosh to bring safety exercises and instruction to Park Avenue Elementary on Monday, Oct. 16, and to Sanfordville Elementary on Tuesday Oct. 17.  A group of Sanfordville students in K-1, posde with two bus drivers and Buster, the school bus mascot, during Bus Safety Week assemblies.

Observed annually on the third week of October, this year’s theme, “Stop on Red,” was designed to bring awareness to the growing safety issue posed by drivers who ignore school bus stoplights.

 

 

 

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