Pupil Transportation

For Information on Epinepherine use on School Buses Please  See Our Epinephrine Page.

American Academy of Pediatrics

The AAP has provided this free article from Aril 30, 2018 which is downloadable and can be viewed to educate staff regarding School Bus Transportation of Children with Special Health Care Needs. (10/4/18)

NYSCSH Resources

This customizable 42 slide PowerPoint should be reviewed and approved by your administrator and medical director before being used to train staff on planning for and responding to health issues when transporting students. (10/4/18) 

NYSED Pupil Transportation State Operations Web Page

Guidance Related to Hand Sanitizer on School Buses (8/21/20) 

State Comprehensive School Bus Driver Safety Training Council

Education Law section 3650Comprehensive School Bus Driver Safety Training  Program 

8 NYCRR 156.3 -Safety regulations for school bus drivers, monitors, attendants, and pupils

NYSED Guidance for Field Trips-Includes safety guidance for use of charter buses.

NYSED Guidance for Transporting Oxygen on School Buses -Provides guidance on how to safely transport oxygen on school buses when deemed medically necessary, in accordance with a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP). Includes best practices in securement, contingency planning in cases of emergencies such as collisions or vehicle breakdowns, and training guidelines.

NYSED Policy on Response to a Student School Bus Fatality

NYSED Policy Statement on Prohibition of Commercialism on a School Bus

NYS Clean Air School Bus Program

Reducing Dragging Incidents-Provides practical guidance on preventing this avoidable risk and injury to students. (1/23/16)

NYSED Pupil Transportation Web page and Notices

Associations & Links

New York Association for Pupil Transportation

New York School Bus Contractors Association

Pupil Transportation Safety Institute

Rochester Area Transportation Supervisors Association (RATSA)
An organization of professional school bus supervisors, dedicated to providing safe and efficient services to the educational areas of Monroe and adjoining counties located within New York State. They are a chapter of the NY Association for Pupil Transportation.

Page updated 10/24/2020