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New School Bus Safety Legislation Formally Introduced in Congress

Significant national legislation to require lap-and-shoulder seat belts on all school buses, plus real-time background checks on all school bus drivers, was reintroduced into...

Utah School Bus Seat Belt Bill Fails Again in House

Utah House Bill 168, which would have required three-point, lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses, failed for the second time in the last three...

NTSB Releases 10 Most Wanted List of Safety Improvements

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 10 Most Wanted List—a serious action plan for implementing 46 safety recommendations in the coming two...

Studies Indicate Added Benefits of School Bus Seat Belts

KANSAS CITY – Attendees at the National State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference heard and discussed studies examining the positive impact that seat belts...
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NTSB Urges 3-Point Seat Belts in Medium-Sized Commercial Buses

Several small school bus manufacturers were named in a recommendation made by the National Transportation Safety Board to make lap-shoulder seat belts standard equipment,...

School Bus Safety Efforts are More Than Just Requiring Seat Belts

The School Bus Safety Act that was introduced this month in the U.S. House and Senate to mandate National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations...

Paramus, N.J., School Board Buys First Buses with 3-Point Seat Belts

The Paramus, New Jersey, Board of Education is planning to purchase six new school buses that will be equipped with 3-point seat belts, reports...

N.J. Amends School Bus Law to Require 3-Point Seat Belts

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law A4110, to make the state the fourth in the nation to require three-point, lap-and-shoulder seat belts...

Police: Seat Belts Saved Lives in Serious School Van Crash

The New Hampshire State Police said seat belts saved lives in a school van crash that left one student with life-threatening injuries, while the...

STN EXPO Shares Real-World School Bus Seat Belt Experiences

A breakout session at the 2018 STN EXPO facilitated a conversation on lap/shoulder school bus seat belts, while three student transporters shared their real-life challenges and...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here. Cover Story Retention Starts...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...