Celebrating National School Bus Safety Week

National School Bus Safety Week poster

WATERBURY – All-Star Transportation will once again celebrate National School Bus Safety Week, which this year will run from Oct. 22-26.

The safety week is an educational program of the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT). It is held the third week of October and is recognized as an excellent way for parents, students, teachers, motorists, school bus operators, school administrators, and other interested parties – to join forces and address the importance of school bus safety.

In the communities served by All-Star Transportation a number of special events will be held, including school bus safety training for students and a breakfast for police and other safety officials. All-Star drivers and monitors also will wear T-shirts featuring this year’s School Bus Safety Week poster. The T-shirts are sponsored by School Lines Inc., a distributor of Blue Bird school buses.

The theme for this year’s safety week is “My Driver – My Safety Hero!” The theme is derived from an annual NAPT poster contest. The 2017 winning poster (see photo) was drawn by Aumkar Patel, a 5th Grader at Henry County Schools in McDonough, GA.