The Transportation Department is responsible for transporting more
than 3,000 children to and from school, field trips, and athletic
year, the department's 70 bus drivers traveled 771,890 miles to 33
school programs, including Goshen's four schools and a variety of
parochial, vocational, and special education programs --
as well as sporting events and field trips.
The Transportation Department makes safety its top
priority. Driver training, student safety drills, and safety awareness
programs are all emphasized to promote school bus safety.
If you have any questions, please contact Director
Donna Post or Assistant Director Arthur Conklin at 615-6700.
School bus rules and regulations
The bus driver has complete authority over all
pupils and power to enforce all rules and regulations.
Students shall be ready when the bus arrives and
shall enter promptly.
There shall be no unusual loudness such as
talking, laughing or unnecessary confusion which will interfere with
the effectiveness of the driver.
Shoving, pushing, profane and obscene language
Students shall keep their head, arms and hands
inside the bus at all times.
There shall be no smoking, drinking or eating on
Students shall keep the bus clean and sanitary.
Students shall keep the seat assigned by the
driver, unless they have permission to move.
Students shall pass through the aisle to and from
assigned seats without disturbing or crowding others.
Students shall remain seated and facing forward
while bus is in motion.
Students shall not bring radios, tape or CD
players on the bus.
The driver has a serious responsibility and
students shall obey promptly and respectfully.
Students must always cross approximately 15 feet
in front of the bus.
Principals may suspend a student’s bus-riding
privileges if his or her conduct interferes with bus safety or
violates bus rules and regulations.
Supervision to the bus stop, at the bus stop and
home from the bus stop is a parental responsibility.
Students cannot bring live animals or insects on
the bus even if in a container or a box.
Students are not permitted to make an occasional
bus route change. Any bus route change must be on a regular basis,
and the necessary form must be on file at the school and the
Students cannot bring an item on the bus that
cannot be held on the lap comfortably. This is a state regulation.