Safety & Security

FMCSA To Examine Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has started notifying truck and bus companies around the country that they are required to submit their 2016 U.S. DOT drug and alcohol testing program results within 60 days.

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Tennessee School Board Awaits Impact Study on Seat Belts

The Metro Public School Board in Nashville, Tennessee, unanimously passed a one-sentence resolution to commission an impact study to determine whether seat belts on buses are in the best interest for the safety of students on board.

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Developing an Effective, Dynamic Fleet Exercise Program

School bus drivers make numerous decisions every day. The deadly Chattanooga crash on Nov. 21 underscores the weight of these decisions. Most crashes are caused by driver error. A dynamic exercise program can prepare drivers for the many incidents they may face, and can be done in an inexpensive way.

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National Survey Describes Student Deaths at School Bus Stop

The Kansas State Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit released its annual loading and unloading survey that shows a majority of the student fatalities last year were caused by the school bus as opposed to illegal passing vehicles.

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