School transportation services; designation or registration

The school route services are set up by the municipalities and the authorities responsible for transporting schoolchildren on their own responsibility. Schoolchildren can register as crossing guards and school bus crossing guards, and adults can volunteer as school route assistants and school bus attendants.



Pupils can only be deployed in the school route service if they volunteer, are at least 13 years old - in exceptional cases 12 years old, e.g. at Teilhauptschulen I -, are personally suitable for the school route service and have a written declaration of consent from their legal guardians. Suitable pupils are nominated by the head teacher in consultation with the class teachers and the traffic teacher.

In order to be able to perform the honorary office as a school route helper or school bus attendant, you must be of age and physically fit, reliable and punctual. In addition, you must be able to stand outside in all weathers and always remain calm and on top of things, even under stress or in difficult situations. Often it is the parents and relatives of school children who ensure a safe way to school with their commitment. However, any adult who meets the requirements described above can help with the school crossing service.


Appropriate students are nominated by the principal in consultation with the classroom teachers and the traffic teacher.

Adults can register for the honorary activity.

Special notes

School crossing helpers or school bus attendants come to their place of work near the elementary school in the morning before school starts and/or at lunchtime at the end of lessons for about half an hour at a time. They help the schoolchildren cross the street at traffic lights, crosswalks or traffic helper crossings. A location can also be supervised by several school crossing helpers, who divide the days or times among themselves. If possible, we will assign you to a crossing near your home. Before your first assignment, you will receive a briefing from the police. During school vacations, no school crossing guard service is required.


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