- 1 What age should kids ride the bus?
- 2 What age can a child go on a bus alone?
- 3 At what age can child walk home from school?
- 4 Can an 11 year old travel on a bus alone?
- 5 Should I let my child ride the bus?
- 6 Why should children keep the aisle clear on the bus?
- 7 Does a 7 year old need a train ticket?
- 8 Does a 10 year old need an Oyster card?
- 9 Can a 9 year old walk home from school?
- 10 Can I leave my 12 year old at home?
- 11 Can a 6 year old walk to school alone?
- 12 How far should a child travel to school?
- 13 What age do you pay for child on train?
- 14 Do 16+ pay for buses?
What age should kids ride the bus?
As far as riding the bus on their own, any age 4 years and up is the right age. Pretty much as soon as they can go to school.
What age can a child go on a bus alone?
Children aged five to 10 They can travel unaccompanied and without a photocard on trams and buses.
At what age can child walk home from school?
That said, most councils and local authorities recommend 8-years-old as a good time to start the process of learning to walk to school alone. Some councils employ statutory walking distance, which entitles children to free transportation if they’re outside the suitable walking distance.
Can an 11 year old travel on a bus alone?
Unaccompanied children aged 11 to 15 years must get an 11-15 Zip Oyster Photo card to travel free on buses and trams and at child rate on Tube, DLR and London Overground services using an Oyster card (see Oyster Photocard section below).
Should I let my child ride the bus?
Ability to Keep Schedules in Tact Riding the school bus allows for younger children to enjoy that quality time at home with Mommy the way the older kids were able to have when they were young. Keeping the younger kids on their set schedules doesn’t just benefit the younger kids, it also benefits the older ones.
Why should children keep the aisle clear on the bus?
Keeping the aisle clear is a safety issue, this prevents tripping and in the case of an emergency, a clear aisle allows for a safe evacuation.
Does a 7 year old need a train ticket?
Children under 5 years of age are carried free of charge. 5. Children above the age of 5 years and under 12 years of age are charged corresponding to adult fare, when separate berth is required for child.
Does a 10 year old need an Oyster card?
Children aged 5-10 get free travel on all our transport services with a Zip Oyster photocard.
Can a 9 year old walk home from school?
According to research by YouGov, most Britons feel that at 10 a child is old enough to walk to school unaccompanied by an adult. Legally, however, there is no minimum age at which children can go it alone.
Can I leave my 12 year old at home?
It is important to consider the child’s maturity. It might be acceptable to leave a mature 12 year old alone, but not a 13 year old or older who isn’t mature and may put themselves or others at risk of harm. A child should never be left at home alone if they do not feel comfortable with this, regardless of their age.
Can a 6 year old walk to school alone?
Parents of young children would probably never think of letting their child 5 years old or under walk to school alone or play in the park by themselves. In the state of California, there is no legal age stipulated on when a child can be left home alone or allowed to walk outside alone.
How far should a child travel to school?
Best practice suggests that a child of primary school age should not travel for longer than 45 minutes and a child of secondary school age should not travel for more than 75 minutes. Local authorities should also consider the walking distance to access public transport.
What age do you pay for child on train?
Children aged five to fifteen inclusive get a 50% discount on most tickets. In addition, children under five can travel free with fare paying passenger. If the child looks 16 or over, it may be appropriate for proof of age to be carried when purchasing the ticket and also when travelling to avoid embarrassment.
Do 16+ pay for buses?
Children aged 16-17 can get free and discounted travel on all our transport services with a Zip Oyster photocard.