Bus safety programs on tap for PCS

first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like County braces for storms, colder weather “Winter’s trying to knock on our door.” That’s how Pike County EMA Director Jeanna Barnes described today’s expected arrival of… read more By The Penny Hoarder Bus safety programs on tap for PCS Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Mike Johnson, chief of transportation for Pike County Schools, said there is a great need for school bus safety programs because more than 50 percent of Alabama’s students are transported to school on school buses.“In a 10-year period, from 1989 until 1999, an average of 10 passengers was killed each year in school bus crashes,” Johnson said. “During that time, three times as many pedestrians were killed each year getting on or off school buses. They were either struck by the bus or another vehicle.”Johnson said that more than half of the school bus related fatalities were children between the ages of five and seven. Print Article The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “And, Buster talks to adults about how they can help their children be safer bus riders and how to utilize available learning tools to reinforce the lessons taught by Buster.”Johnson said all programs are open to the public and he hopes that parents will take this opportunity to learn more about school bus safety and what they can to do keep their children safe when riding the bus. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemsoncenter_img Sponsored Content “So, it make sense to start early to educate children about how to ride a bus safely,” he said.The School Bus Safety Program will be presented by Bryan Nash, who has 30 years of experience in the public transportation field. He worked as a safety inspector for the State of Alabama and was also the director of transportation for the Tuscaloosa County School System.Joining Nash will be his sidekick, Buster the Talking School Bus.“Children love Buster and he teaches them that school bus safety starts at home,” Johnson said. “He teaches children about the danger zone and safety at the bus stop, among other things. Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author By Jaine Treadwell School bus safety will be at the forefront this week when the Pike County School System sponsors a School Bus Safety Program for students, teachers and parents.Three programs will be presented at each elementary school beginning Wednesday at Pike County Elementary School, then at Banks Middle School on Thursday and Goshen Elementary School on Friday.Times will be 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at all schools. Each program will last about an hour. Published 10:28 pm Monday, November 29, 2010 Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more