- Published in Safety & Security
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As the school buses depart for their afternoon routes, a tornado warning is issued for your county. Several routes will be in the path of this twister. Do your drivers have enough information today to respond and protect their precious cargo from one of the deadliest forces of nature?
The modern school bus era has been marked by federal rules, designated "FMVSS" for federal motor vehicle safety standards. These standards are the method by which the federal government regulates the safety of all motor vehicles sold for use in the United States. All vehicle manufacturers, whether they manufacture school buses, trucks, automobiles, motorcycles of other highway vehicles, must comply with the applicable FMVSS regulations. Once a vehicle is sold or leased, regulation of the operation of the vehicle becomes the responsibility of the states.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A new CD ROM from NAPT espouses in video format the necessity of securing federal funding to secure school buses from terrorism.
On a mild winter day in mid-December, four-year-old Keira Bauc woke up alone on a school bus parked outside a school in Channahon, Ill. She waited in fear for two-and-a-half hours before being discovered unharmed and relatively warm.
WICHITA FALLS, Texas -- Victims in a 15-passenger van rollover lawsuit reached a settlement Tuesday with DaimlerChrysler and Michelin. The amount and terms of the settlement were not disclosed.