45 CFR 1310.21 - Safety education.
(a) Each agency must provide training for parents and children in pedestrian safety. The training provided to children must be developmentally appropriate and an integral part of program experiences. The need for an adult to accompany a preschool child while crossing the street must be emphasized in the training provided to parents and children. The required transportation and pedestrian safety education of children and parents, except for the bus evacuation drills required by paragraph (d) of this section, must be provided within the first thirty days of the program year.
(b) Each agency providing transportation services, directly or through another organization or an individual, must ensure that children who receive such services are taught:
(5) emergency evacuation procedures, including participating in an emergency evacuation drill conducted on the vehicle the child will be riding.
(1) emphasizes the importance of escorting their children to the vehicle stop and the importance of reinforcing the training provided to children regarding vehicle safety; and
(2) complements the training provided to their children so that safety practices can be reinforced both in Head Start and at home by the parent.
(d) Each agency providing transportation services must ensure that at least two bus evacuation drills in addition to the one required under paragraph (b)(5) of this section are conducted during the program year.
Title 45 published on 2013-10-01
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