Children in Cobb schools may bring water containers on school buses only during August and September. Also, children, ages 8 and younger, must keep a plain yellow tag on their book bags throughout the school year for quicker identification by school bus staff. Courtesy of Cobb County School District

Cobb bus rules involve water, yellow tags

Yellow tags and water containers are among bus guidelines for the Cobb County School District.

Parents of children, 8 years old or younger, are being issued plain yellow tags to be attached to their children’s book bags.

These tags will help transportation staff quickly identify that these children are 8 years old or younger, providing another safety net for their proper delivery.

The yellow tags must remain on the top straps of their children’s book bags and be visible to the driver at all times for the entire school year, according to a CCSD statement.

For safety purposes, parents are asked not to write on the tags or remove them.

Due to the extreme heat, water will be allowed on school buses during August and September only, according to another CCSD statement.

All students may bring water in containers with a screw-on lid.

Information: Transportation Department at 678-594-8000, email transportation area supervisors whose emails can be found on the transportation website at,

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