National School Bus Safety Week is celebrated the third full week of October each year. During this week we have the opportunity to increase the attention to the incredible resources inherent in school transportation services.

For 2023, the celebration is scheduled for Oct. 16-20.

This weeks theme is 1 Bus + 1 Driver = A Big Impact on Education

School Bus Safety week letter

Evacuation Drill Form

2022-23 National Poster Contest Theme: Safely Rolling to My Destination

Contest Guidelines: entries for the 2022-23 National School Bus Safety poster contest may be submitted anytime between October 14, 2022 – March 31, 2023. NOTE: Date change for submissions; submissions will now begin in September.

Generic press release for district use

OSBA's press release (for your reference)

Link to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration's school bus safety page

Link to the National Association for Pupil Transportation's school bus safety week page

Ohio's school bus red light law graphic

Link to the American School Bus Council - a source of information and facts about school transportation

In 2021-22, the theme was: 1 Bus + 1 Driver = a BIG Impact on Education.