Congress Debates School Bus Seat Belt Law

UPDATE — JUNE 8 — “The Senate was in recess last week and is just getting back into session later today” Senator Robert Menendez’s press secretary, Steven Sandberg, told School Transportation News.” He predicted that he “expect(s) the bill to be introduced soon” by the New Jersey senator, but as of June 8, that has not happened yet.

Bipartisan school bus seat belt safety legislation was announced last week for both the U.S. House and Senate, officials said at a press conference at the Fair Lawn Board of Education Transportation Depot in New Jersey. The bills would require three-point seatbelts nationwide for school buses.

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Experts Share Best Practices of Securing Wheelchairs

FRISCO, TEXAS — A student requires postural wheelchair supports for comfort and to keep airways open. These can include head supports, pelvic positioning belts, postural harnesses and torso alignment supports. But how does a student transporter ensure that student is safe in the school bus?

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SafeGuard BTI Now Available

WESTFIELD, IND. — IMMI’s SafeGuard, the most trusted supplier of lap-shoulder belts for school buses, announced that its SafeGuard BTI seat is now available. “School districts’ transportation needs change, but with BTI seating, so can their buses.”