§ Ms Estelle Morris
The main legislation in England governing the transport of school pupils in a hired bus or coach is:
Transportthe Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (as amended by the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994), the Transport Act 1985, the Road Traffic Act 1988, and regulations made under those Acts;
Health and Safety118Wthe Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992;
Home to School Transportthe Education Act 1996 (section 509).