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 transport.tas.gov.au/student/code

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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