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Transportation

Welcome to Commerce City Schools Transportation.

We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment for our students while riding Commerce City Schools' buses.  Everyone, including parents, students, and drivers all play a role in our having a safe trip daily.  Bus transportation operates in compliance with the policies and procedure established by the Georgia Department of Education and the local Commerce City Board of Education.

Please feel free to contact Carol Wilkie, Transportation Director, with any questions or concerns regarding your child’s bus or route. 
 
 
STUDENT BUS BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS AND BUS SAFETY
PROCEDURES

1. Students should follow the directions of the driver.
2. Students should be at the bus stop 5 minutes before the bus arrives.
3. Students will cross the roadway in front of the bus after; the bus has stopped, they
have looked at the driver for a hand signal, and they have looked in both
directions for traffic (left-right-left).
4. The bus driver or monitor has the right to make reasonable requests, including
assigning student seats (either individually or entire bus).
5. Student will remain properly seated, back against the back of the seat, bottom
against the bottom of the seat, and keep hands to themselves.
6. Student will not eat, drink, chew gum, or bring tobacco, alcohol, drugs, or any
controlled substance on the bus.
7. Students will not carry animals, balloons, glass objects, nuisance items, hazardous
materials, or weapons onto the bus. Students may carry only objects that can be
held on their laps.
8. Students will refrain from using loud voices, profanity and/or obscene gestures,
and respect the rights and safety of others.
9. Students will not extend head, arms, or objects out of the bus windows.
10. Students will be totally silent at railroad crossings.
11. Students will stay seated until time to get off the bus. The open bus door is to
signal to get up from the bus seat.
12. Students must provide a written note, signed by a parent or guardian and a school
official, giving permission to ride a different bus or to get on or off the bus at a
different bus stop location.
13. Students will help keep their bus clean.
 
Parents:
Issues relating to transportation must be addressed through the school administration. Do not disrupt the bus routes. Bus drivers have a schedule to maintain. Conferences, if necessary, may be arranged through the school administration.
 
The bus driver and monitor are authorized to take the following actions regarding inappropriate bus behavior.
    • Talk to student about the proper behavior
    • Assign seats as necessary
    • Report conduct problems to school administration
    • Ask parent to step away from the door: It is unlawful for a parent to get on a school bus. Ga Code 20-2-1181 Disrupting School / Ga Code 20-2-1182 Abuse of School Employees
Office: (706) 336-8967