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Deadline for Non-Public School Transportation Requests: April 1
(Jan. 7, 2013) Parents of students living in the Voorheesville School
District who are seeking transportation for their children to a
non-public school for the 2013-2014 school year must submit a written
request for transportation by April 1, 2013. »DOWNLOAD THE FORM
Substitute bus drivers needed
Looking for a fun and exciting part-time
position? Then, consider becoming a substitute bus driver for the
Voorheesville Central School District. Training will be provided to
qualified applicants. To learn more about this exciting opportunity to
earn extra money while working in a congenial environment that benefits
students, contact Transportation Supervisor Mike Goyer at 765-2381, ext.
Non-Idling Policy Update
State law requires that all school buses turn off
their engines when loading or unloading students on school grounds,
except when necessary for heating, mechanical, or emergency reasons. The
non-idling requirement applies to other school vehicles as well.
View the anti-idling law (PDF).
Rules for Students' Conduct on Buses
Be orderly, quiet and considerate of people and
their property in the vicinity of bus stops.
Be ready when the bus arrives.
Bus drivers have the authority to assign seats,
give directions, and implement rules for the safe and orderly
conduct of students.
Acceptable public behavior will be expected of
all bus riders.
Wait for the driver to signal it's safe to pass
in front of the bus. Never pass behind the bus when crossing the
street to or from a bus.
Do not enter or leave the bus when it is in
Remain behind the white line so as not to
interfere with the driver.
Heads or arms are never to be extended from bus
Avoid eating on the bus and help keep the bus
Shouting, fighting, offensive language, or
smoking will result in loss of bus privileges.
Remain seated until the bus stops at your
Bus drivers will report violations of the above.
Students are required to have parental
permission in writing of any changes in regular transportation
Students who violate the regulations can have
their bus privileges revoked.
Passing a Stopped School Bus
Section 1174 of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law
prohibits vehicles from passing a stopped school bus.
Persons convicted of this crime are subject to a fine of no less than
$150, or imprisonment for no more than 25 days, or both. For a
conviction of a second violation within an 18-month period, a fine of no
less than $350, or imprisonment for no more than 90 days, or both, may