The Driver's Aide for Connecticut Transportation Solutions assists in the safe and pleasant transportation of children to and from school, vocational training's, medical appointments and residential facilities throughout the state.
- Ensures the safety and well-being of children being transported to and from school on field trips and after school programs.
- Assists children board the van safely, including helping teachers prepare for departure (putting on coats and assuring that each child has his/her own belongings);
- Assuring that the driver is not distracted from the safe operation of the vehicle;
- Helping children safely get off the bus and into the custody (only) of those individuals authorized to receive them; and
- Retrieving any fallen objects during the bus ride.
- Follows and ensures mandated child restraint devise procedures, ensuring children are properly positioned and restrained.