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Clark County School District officials met with media to share more information on the heroic school bus driver who assisted students with evacuating after a car T-boned the bus and flipped it over.
Helena Public Schools in Montana are pushing for the statewide adoption of lap-shoulder seat belts in school buses after fully transitioning to the occupant restraints with help from contractor First Student.
The author of legislation progressing in the Tennessee General Assembly to require the installation of lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses has pulled the bill for a year.
The National Transportation Safety Board cited inadequate response to previous crash reports and incomplete driver documentation in reviewing the Nov. 1 fatal collision between a Baltimore City Public Schools bus and an MTA bus when issuing two recommendations that the Maryland State Department of Education strengthen its procedures for ensuring all school bus driver meet qualification standards.
A study by business-to-government (B2G) intelligence firm Onvia lists school bus service as its 10th fastest growing area of government contracting, which overall moves $2 trillion from the public to the private sector each year.