Policy 711.10: School Bus Passenger Restraints

Original Adopted Date: 06/19/2023 | Last Reviewed Date: 06/19/2023

The district shall utilize three-point lap-shoulder belts on district school buses as required by state law.  All three-point lap-shoulder belts available on district buses will be used by passengers when the vehicle is in any non-stationary gear.

Note:  All Iowa school districts utilizing school buses must have a policy in place on this topic.  This policy applies even to districts who contract out their bussing services with a third party.  


Legal Reference: 281 I.A.C. 43.10(6)


I.A.C. Iowa Administrative Code Description
281 I.A.C. 43.10 Transportation – Permitted Uses

Cross References

Code Description
711.07 School Bus Safety Instruction