Seat Belts

Feds to Issue ‘Comprehensive’ NPRM on School Bus Occupant Protection

NHTSA public meeting seeks new technologies, answers to tough questions for improving student safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A comprehensive Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that could come as early as this fall from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was about the only sure thing at the end of a dizzying, muggy day in the nation’s capital, one that saw passionate debate over the future of school bus occupant safety.

“Best-Fit” Questions

When choosing child safety restraints, there are many options and few hard rules to help transportation directors know which system goes best with which child. In most cases, school transportation personnel will need to individually assess each student to determine the right restraint. But by asking the right questions at IEP meetings, transportation directors can make sure they get off on the right foot.

A Seating Evolution

C.E. White re-invests in the future of school bus seating and realizes unparalleled growth in the process. A microcosm of the nation’s current economic recession is Ohio, home of the school bus seat manufacturer, where decreased manufacturing output was a major reason one why the state was again projected to be a major player in deciding the 2008 presidential election.

Not Everyone Applauds the Recent Alabama Seat Belt Proposals

What began as a reaction to the tragic pre-Thanksgiving crash that took the lives of four Huntsville students, has now come to an overt conclusion on the need and usefulness of seat belts on school buses with recommendations designed to push the issue before federal regulators.

Internet Group Launched for School Bus Child Passenger Safety

A new This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. was rolled out this month to provide certified child passenger safety professional with an exhange of ideas specifically for issues that arise in transportation to and from school