- Published in Wire Reports
State Sen. Carl Marcellino has been named legislator of the year by the New York School Bus Contractors Association.
LATHAM, N.Y. — The New York School Bus Contractors Association (NYSBCA), an organization whose members transport nearly 60 percent of the 2.7 million children riding a yellow school bus in New York state each day, said today it is proudly supporting National School Bus Safety Week, an annual event that promotes school bus safety.
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — The California Association of School Transportation Officials Business Management Forum was highlighted by a legislative update and presentation on human trafficking by a national expert on the problem. The event concluded on Oct. 19.
The School Bus Safety Act that was introduced this month in the U.S. House and Senate to mandate National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations for school bus lap-shoulder seat belts and collision mitigation technology, is one of many bills introduced recently to make children even safer while riding school buses.
The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) announced a new Child Passenger Safety Video Series to coincide with National Child Passenger Safety Week.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Steve Cohen introduced legislation this month to address a renewed call made earlier this year by the National Transportation Safety Board for all states to implement lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses.