Seat Belts

School Bus Test-Crash Video Previews Upcoming Seat Belt Discussion

ABC’s Good Morning America aired video taken during a crash test between a semi-truck and a school bus in August that also previewed an upcoming session at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio.

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State Laws & Requirements

Of the eight states to pass school-bus, seat-belt laws, only Louisiana has been unable to fully implement the requirement to install belts in new buses due to insufficient funding.

The History of Seat Belt Development

This chronology of events related to the development and use of occupant securement systems in motor vehicles, including school buses, may provide some perspective to those unfamiliar with this topic.