East Greenbush Central School District’s Transportation Department held its first of three state-mandated bus safety drills of the school year this week. The drills are completed at all seven schools as well as all private, parochial and special needs schools served by the district.
The drill focuses on the following:
- general bus rules
- safe crossing procedures
- safe loading and unloading
- proper use of seat belts
- emergency equipment and exits
Students also practiced evacuating the bus.