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Public Service Announcements

Sixteen million shcool bus stop-arm violations occur nationwide each school year putting children in danger.  Doug S. Messer, the Manhattan-Ogden School Transportation Director, helped produce two Public Service Announcements regarding Illegal Passing of Stopped School Buses which are linked below.  If you would like to utilize these on your local television network please contact:

Doug S. Messer
Transportation Director
Manhattan-Ogden USD 383
1120 Hayes Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502

USD 383 Female Student PSA

USD 383 Male Student PSA

This video from the National Safety Coalition, a non-profit, grassroots traffic safety organization encouraging safe and responsible driving, emphasizes the importance of obeying the law when a school bus stop sign is extended and to educate drivers to ensure the safety of the 26 million children who ride buses to school every day.

All It Takes is One

PowerPoint / Pamphlet / Color & Activity Book

KHP Trooper Tod Hileman's School Bus Safety PowerPoint Presentation

Power Point Presentation

Safety pamphlet which contains facts, rules and a message to motorists.

Tri-fold School Bus Safety Pamphlet (PDF)

KSDE Color and Activity Book containing school bus safety information for kids. 

Color & Activity Book (PDF)


School Bus Safety Director
Keith Dreiling
785-296-6659 (fax)

School Bus Safety Assistant Director
Dennis Tate

Senior Administrative Assistant
Wilma Crabtree

Education/Information Representative  
Debora Romine


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