Safety & Security

North Carolina Announces Poster Contest Winners

RALEIGH, N.C. — Three North Carolina elementary school students and one middle school student received plaques featuring artwork they created and MP3 players preloaded with instructional school bus safety audio files as winners of the state’s 2008 National School Bus Safety Week Poster Contest.

Thomas Built Buses Institutes Recall

Daimler Trucks, parent company of Thomas Built Buses, recently announced a recall of 2,426 Saf-T-Liner HDX school and non-school buses manufactured between April 1, 2002 and Aug. 30, 2005.

$30 Million Grant Available for Safe Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Local education agencies have until March 4 to apply for more than $30 million in grants for efforts at increasing school and community health and safety, including school bus camera installations and anti-bullying programs designed to enhance safety on the bus.