Car travel

Parents and carers are responsible for their child's safety when travelling to and from school. Schools take over responsibility and duty of care for the student once they enter the school premises.

Safe car travel advice

Primary schools can support their parents and carers with advice about:

Transporting students on school-endorsed activities

Transporting students on school-endorsed activities provides information for schools when using students, staff and parents K-12 transporting students on school excursions and school-endorsed events.

  • child restraints
  • buses
  • Insurance
  • child protection
  • sample consent forms

Useful links

Safety Town - families information about child car seats laws, in and out of the car safely

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