III.D. The list of particular situations that might arise on field or activity trips could include the following:
- Wondering if the bus will fit (on a street, in a parking area)
- One-way streets
- Parking areas
- Loading/unloading areas
- Food and rest room availability
- Security of area to park bus
- Medical problems
- Nighttime driving
- Low clearance
- Weight limit on bridges
- Laws in other states
- Break downs
- First aid.
III.E. Distribute Handout #1, Field/Activity Trip Checklist, and review it with the group.
III.E.1.d. The State Department of Transportation (Highway Department) should have a listing of road closings.
III.E.7. Each of the drivers (not just the lead driver) should have directions for the tripís destination.
III.E.11. Review special procedures or policies in your school district. Participants can take notes if they need to on Page 2 of Handout #1.
Discuss who should be contacted if there is a problem. These names and emergency phone numbers can be entered on the bottom of Page 2 of Handout #1.