Sunday, August 1, 2021

Seatbelts

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NASDPTS Issues New Guidance Advocating Lap/Shoulder Seatbelts on School Buses

Following up on its previously stated support of three-point seatbelts for the safer transportation of students to and from school, the National Association of...

STN Seatbelt FAQS Address Concerns Voiced By Transportation Directors

School Transportation News updated its online seatbelt resource section to address questions and concerns received from readers on the lap/shoulder restraints. National Child Passenger...

Louisiana Bill Hints at Fast Tracking Implementation of School Bus Seatbelts

A Pelican State law passed in 1999 requires occupant restraint systems in school buses, but only if the state legislature provides funding. That never...
Video courtesy of the Ohio State Patrol that depicts a school bus crash and rollover that occurred on Dec. 19, 2019, and the

Watch: Ohio School Bus Rollover Video Reignites Latest Seatbelt Debate

The Ohio State Patrol released interior video from a nearly two-month-old school bus crash that shows unbelted student passengers tossed about the cabin during...
(Image courtesy of SafeGuard.) (Image courtesy of SafeGuard.)

Canadian Province Could Have 3-Point Seatbelts in School Buses by 2021

School bus drivers in British Columbia, Canada could soon see three-point seatbelts on school buses as a result of newly introduced legislation to require...

Warning System to Alert School Bus Drivers if Students Unbuckle Seatbelts

InterMotive Vehicle Controls announced it has developed an exclusive new seatbelt warning system for Freedman Seating to install in buses. The announcement of the new...

August 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on back-to-school procedures, EV funding, and features this years Garage Stars. Read...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...
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