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Do...know your school bus route.

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DO...stop when a bus has activated their stop sign. Kids may still be getting on or off the bus, or crossing the road.

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Don't...litter on the bus or around bus stops. Kids use these areas every day simply to get to school. Let's keep it clean.

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DO...wait in line patiently to board the school bus.

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Don't...Text while driving or walking near school buses and school zones.

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Do...respect crosswalks near schools and school bus stops.

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DON'T...hang out the school bus window while the bus is in motion. You never know when a hard stop or hazard could be coming.

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Do...use your turn signals and flashers to let drivers and pedestrians know of you intentions. They're there for a reason, folks.

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Do...know where emergency exits are located, how to unlock them, and when they are necessary.

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Don't...double park while dropping children off at school. It blocks visibility for children who may be crossing and, of course, blocks someone in.

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Do...travel in packs. Carpool to cut down on traffic congestion, ride bikes in a group, or walk together to school. Also, groups of students are easier for drivers to spot.

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