May 2017

School bus safety is once again our focus, with stories this month centering on the proper use and adjustment of mirror systems, the evolution of detection technology to mitigate crashes as well as improve student safety in the “Danger Zone” and the ever-controversial issue of lap-shoulder seat belts.


Detect to Protect
New state laws illustrate evolving technology, and requirements needed to define them, for making school buses safer inside and out.

The Objects in the Mirror…
Children can seemingly vanish in broad daylight from the view of bus drivers, despite state and federal regulations designed to eliminate the threat of injury in the loading and unloading zone.

Zonar CEO & President Ian McKerlich explains economies of scale, expanded reach resulting from last year’s acquisition by Continental AG.


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Wheelchair Mobility: How Far Has It Progressed?

LEDs Gain Foothold in Illuminating School Bus Safety for Motoristsfor Motorists

NTSB Recommends ‘Urgent’ State Review of Baltimore City School Bus Drivers

Special Report: A Constant Eye On Bus Events


First Take by Ryan Gray:
Safety & Security as a Morale Booster

Thought Leader by Peggy Burns:
What Impact Does The Supreme Court’s Endrew F. Decision Have on School Trasportation?

Publisher’s Corner by Tony Corpin:
Perception of Safety



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