More than 100 kindergarten students from schools across Cowra will participate in bus safety classes during March.
(min cost $8)
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The Bus Safety Program provides students in kindergarten with face to face training on bus and road safety.
It includes classroom discussions, presentations and a ride on the bus for the children.
The program will be held at Mulyan Public on March 13,14 and 15 and Holmwood Public on March 17.
The program teaches students how to catch the bus, safety on and off the bus and where to place their bags on the bus.
NRMA Insurance proprietor Christine Hills said the program aims to increase children’s confidence and ensure their trip to and from school is always a safe one.
“Bus travel can be a daunting experience for school children, so it’s important to improve their understanding of the dangers that exist when travelling in a vehicle or crossing a road.
“Students who have attended past programs have displayed greater awareness of road safety, making it an invaluable skill that they will have for years to come,” Ms Hills said.
The program has already visdited St Raphaels.
Through the bus safety program children will learn to:
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