In the last few years, there have been several serious student injuries or fatalities in other states due to clothing or backpacks that have drawstrings.
The drawstrings have gotten caught in handrails or the door of the bus, without the driver's knowledge.
Please inspect your child's clothing and backpack to ensure there are no drawstrings or other hanging objects that could get caught as they exit the bus.
Download the NHTSA School Bus Handrail Handbook
Download the NHTSA Tip Sheet on Handrails & Drawstrings