TransHedland Bus Service

The school has been asked to remind students using buses of TransHedland’s code of conduct:

Behaviour Examples of how to meet the Code
Respect other people and property. ·        Respect other people and their possessions.

·        Follow the bus driver’s directions without argument.

·        Do not interfere with bus property, equipment, shelters and signs by marking or damaging them.

Wait for the bus in an orderly manner. ·        Wait well back from the bus until it stops, stand behind the line.

·        Stand quietly in pairs without calling out or shouting.

·        Do not push/in other people in the line.

While on the bus, behave yourself. Students must:

·        always follow instructions from the driver;

·        show their bus pass, ticket or ID upon request;

·        sit properly on a seat if one is available (in an allocated seat if directed by the driver);

·        if standing, remain in the designated area;

·        store school bags under the seat or in appropriate luggage areas; and

·        speak quietly and not create unnecessary noise.


Students must not:

·        bully other students;

·        place feet on the seats;

·        fight, spit or use offensive language;

·        throw any article around or from the bus;

·        consume food or drink, or play music without permission of the driver;

·        smoke (prohibited on all buses);

·        allow any part of their body to protrude out of the bus windows;

·        stand forward of the front seat; and

·        act in a manner that would be considered an offence under any legislation.

Use approved bus stops. ·        Students will only be allowed to get on or off the bus at an approved bus stop.

·        It is the responsibility of students to get off the bus at their correct bus stop.

When leaving the bus, do so in an orderly manner. ·        Wait until the bus stops before standing to get off.

·        Leave the bus in a quiet and orderly manner.

·        Never cross the road in front of the bus.  Wait until the bus has moved away and it is safe to do so.

·        Use crossings or traffic lights if available.

In case of an emergency or a breakdown, follow the driver’s instructions. ·        Wait until the bus stops before standing to get off.

·        Leave the bus in a quiet and orderly manner.

·        Wait in the area indicated by the driver.

Please note that this list of examples is not intended to be exhaustive.

As part fo the process following a breach of the Code of Conduct, students may be refused travel for a temporary period or in some cases permanently.

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