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IC 20-27-10-0.5 Annual review of school bus routes and school bus safety policies; information on Internet web site Sec. 0.5.

(a) On or before September 1, 2019, and each September 1 thereafter, each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic school that provides transportation for students must review the school's school bus routes and school bus safety policies to improve the safety of students and adults.

(b) The state school bus committee, in consultation with the department, shall develop and post on the department's Internet web site school bus safety guidelines or best practices. The guidelines or best practices must include procedures to be taken to ensure that students do not enter a roadway until approaching traffic has come to a complete stop.

(c) In addition to the requirements under subsection (b), the department, in consultation with the department of transportation, shall include on the department's Internet web site information on how an individual or school may petition to reduce maximum speed limits in areas necessary to ensure that students are safely loaded onto or unloaded from a school bus.

Welcome to the website for the Indiana Department of Education Office of School Transportation. The following links will take you to content areas relevant to the information and/or questions you would like to know about school transportation in Indiana.

School Bus Safety Guidelines and Best Practice

Information on Speed Limit Change Request

2023 Annual Safety Meeting

Transportation Safety Resources