Bus Buddy is a rugged seasonal weather shelter that can be easily installed on private property, allowing children to wait for the school bus in conditions of optimal Safety, Comfort and Visibility. Bus Buddy is highly visible to motorists due to its bright colors and reflectives stickers.

The average time that your kids has to wait for the bus is 5 to 8 minutes. With Bus Buddy, your kids are protected from the rain, the snow and the wind, they are less exposed to colds and flu. Parents know exactly where to look to supervise their children until they're picked up by the bus. They can easily view their children in the shelter due to its large windows.

Even during bad weather, school bus schedule can be maintained with the help of Bus Buddy. Since kids will be waiting in the shelter instead of their homes.

Bus Buddy can also be used as a convenient "bus stop" transfer point or serves as a visible shelter for crossing guard.






Bus Buddy is 42" long by 42" wide by 84" high and holds up to four kids.
Bus Buddy is made up of a reinforced canvas attached to a tubular galvanized steel framework. Each side has unbreakable plastic windows that provides 360 degrees of visibility.
Stickers made by 3M Scotchlite® make the shelter visible at 1000 feet.
The Bus Buddy shelter may be secured to the ground by using the provided spikes or by using the optional water bags. (See below) Either way the Bus Buddy shelter will resist winds of up to 60 mph (100 Km/h).
Materials are fire retardant and free of toxic fumes.
A rigid self closing door ensures weather tightness. The shelter is devoid of any locking mechanism, to prevent an accidental or mischievous lock-up.
The Bus Buddy shelter is shipped in a 44" x 24" x 7" box. (assembly required). Easy to follow step-by-step assembly instructions is included.
Assembly instructions are presented by our mascot, "BUDDY THE SCHOLAR BEAR®", in the form of a coloring book. The instruction manual is presented in a format that can provide for a motivating family project, enhancing the sense of "belonging" that children should derive from "their" Bus Buddy.






The Bus Buddy must be installed on private property at least 16 feet from the curb.Check local regulations.
Aligning the shelter's door with the driveway will avoid any extra snow removal.
If the terrain is on a slope, or the ground is easily water logged, then a small wooden or concrete platform may be needed.
Easy to install and easy storage.






Supplemental Restraining System or (SRS) are water filled bags, specially designed for the Bus Buddy and Maxi-Bus shelters. They provide extra anchoring capability for severe or extreme weather. This system was developped for severe northern Canadian weather.

The water bags may also be used for the installation of a Bus Buddy shelter on a frozen, paved or any other hard surfaces where it would be impossible to secure the shelter with spikes.

The water bags used in combination with the spikes will provide the shelter with maximum resistance to strong winds. (up to 100 Mph or 160Km/h).

The water bags are made of highly resistant vinyl and each bag has an easy to use filling cap. Each water bag takes only minutes to fill or empty, making for easy installation and storage.


The SRS kit is a combination of two 15 gallons water reservoirs.