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Crisis Planning for School Transportation

Transportation Crisis can occur without warning and vary in their level of risk and severity. During any crisis situation bus drivers must be able to focus on all of the interrelated pieces of a particular crisis. While each situation will be different and could have many parts, the driver will need to stay focused on their responsibility and work towards providing a safe environment for all students and passengers regardless of their involvement in the emergency.

This informational template is being provided as a guide as you assess the crisis situation. It will help you determine the courses of action that will best address the threat or hazard you are facing. These procedures apply to student activity trips and regular school bus routes. It is in a word documant format which will allow you to customize it to your own needs.

School Transportation Crisis Plan Template (docx)

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

School Bus Safety Assistant Director
Dennis Tate

School Bus Training Coordinator 
Melissa Ostermeyer

Senior Administrative Assistant
Annette Blevins


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