Drivers, parents, and children all play a role in keeping school zones, school buses and school patrols safe for kids.
School zones are designated areas near schools that alert drivers to ensure the safety of children crossing the roadway. Always drive cautiously in and near school zones. Be watchful and prepared to stop suddenly. Learn more by watching this 60 Second Driver video.
School buses are actually among the safest vehicles on the road, especially in terms of protecting their precious cargo. Children are at the greatest risk when they are getting on and off the bus. Drivers, parents and kids all play a role in school bus safety.
The safety tips below can help ensure children can get on and off the bus safely. See more information in this 60 Second Driver video.
Before and after school and at lunch time, you might notice the bright orange safety vests worn by school safety patrol members. These students are trained to help other students safely cross streets and drivers need to follow their directions. Learn more by watching this 60 Second Driver video.
Manitoba Public Insurance is a proud sponsor of the Manitoba School Safety Patrol Program, helping to provide equipment and training materials to outfit approximately 7,500 dedicated youth throughout the province.