Home to school transport arrangements can be made by…
Local authority (library boards in Northern Ireland)
A group of parents
Students must be provided with a ‘safe journey’. This means that transport must be suitable for the students using it and that all reasonable measures are taken to protect students from harm. This will require…
Risk assessed routes and pick up/drop off points.
Where safety belts are provided, that they are suitable for the age group that will be wearing them.
Child seats or booster seats to be used correctly and safely in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
Measures to ensure that no pupil is subjected to anxiety, fear, stress or bullying whilst in transit.
Monitoring the service for regulation and contractual compliance.