Passenger Conduct Code for School Bus Services

To keep everyone safe on school buses, conditions of travel include:

  • getting on and off the bus quietly and calmly
  • respecting the driver, other passengers and their property, and the bus
  • following reasonable driver instructions, including going to a specific area
  • speaking quietly, and using appropriate language
  • wearing headphones if listening to music
  • if sitting, staying seated and wearing a seatbelt where fitted
  • if standing, moving toward the back and holding a handgrip
  • placing bags under the seat, in the racks, or on your lap
  • keeping feet on the ground, and you and your property within the bus
  • not throwing objects inside the bus or from the bus
  • not eating or drinking unless for a medical reason or with driver permission
  • taking all rubbish with you when leaving the bus.

The above is not a complete list.  To see the full Passenger Conduct Code for School Bus Services, visit

Masks are required on all services for all passengers aged 12 and above. There are certain exceptions to wearing a mask, including medical exemptions. Reasons for not wearing a mask are not always visible. So please be respectful of others.

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