• CAN YOU BOARD A SCHOOL BUS?

    ************PLEASE DO NOT BOARD THE BUS******************


    § 5517. Unauthorized school bus entry.

    (a) Offense defined.--A person who enters a school bus
    without prior authorization of the driver or a school official
    with intent to commit a crime or disrupt or interfere with the
    driver or a person who enters a school bus without prior
    authorization of the driver or a school official who refuses to
    disembark after being ordered to do so by the driver commits a
    misdemeanor of the third degree.
    (b) Notice.--A school district may place a notice at the
    entrance of the school bus that warns against unauthorized
    entry.
    (June 11, 1998, P.L.460, No.65, eff. 60 days)

    1998 Amendment. Act 65 added section 5517.

     

    To help with securing safety on the bus and to keep the bus moving on its designated route and on time, we ask that you do not stop the bus in anyway.  If you have a concern about a bus or students safety, please contact one of the following:

    1.     School Office your child attends

    2.     Bensalem Township School District Transportation Dept. 

     

    The School and Transportation Department will work together to help in resolving your concerns as quickly as possible.

    Respectfully,

     

    Denise McCue

    Transportation Coordinator

    Bensalem Township School District