Bus Safety Rules

All students who ride Winton Woods City Schools buses are subject to Ohio State Law and the Student Discipline Code of Conduct. Violation by a student of any one or more of these rules may result in a full range of consequences up to and including suspension of riding priviledges. The following rules are set forth by the State of Ohio with regards to Operation and Safety. The Student Code of Conduct and it's rules can be found in the Student Handbook. A copy can also be obtained from any of the school offices or the transporation department office.

Ohio State Law 3301-83-08 Pupil Transportation Management Policies


1 – Pupils shall arrive at the bus stop before the bus is scheduled to arrive.

2 – Pupils must wait in a location clear of traffic and away from the bus stops.

3 – Behavior at the school bus stop must not threaten life, limb or property of any individual.

4 – Pupils must go directly to an available or assigned seat so the bus may safely  resume motion.

5 – Pupils must remain seated keeping aisles and exits clear.

6 – Pupils must observe classroom conduct and obey the driver promptly and respectfully.

7 – Pupils must not use profane language.

8 – Pupils must refrain from eating and drinking on the bus except as required for medical reasons.

9 – Pupils must not use tobacco on the bus.

10 – Pupils must not have alcohol or drugs in their possession on the bus.

11 – Pupils must not throw or pass objects on, from or into the bus.

12 – Pupils may carry on the bus only objects that can be held in their laps.

13 – Pupils must leave or board the bus at locations to which they have been assigned unless they have parental and administrative authorization to do otherwise.

14 – Pupils must not put head or arms out of the bus windows.