Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Seatbelts

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...
Stock photo by David George.

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...
Teacher Vicki Challenger challenged her third-grade students to get involved in the legislative process. School bus seatbelts are the result of that educational experience. (Photo courtesy of Brian Linick)

Cleveland-Area Students Successfully Petition for Local School Bus Seatbelt Ordinance

Beachwood City Schools social studies students are living the experience of how a bill becomes law, as their yellow school bus ride to school...

Iowa Becomes Fifth State to Require Lap/Shoulder Seatbelts In School Buses

A new rule in Iowa will require that lap/shoulder seatbelts are installed in all new school buses ordered on or after Oct. 2, 2019....

Iowa Crash Test Identifies Limits of Protection in School Bus Compartmentalization

The Iowa Pupil Transportation Association (IPTA) performed a controlled bus crash demonstration this summer to address child safety concerns. IPTA concluded that compartmentalization of...

June 2020

This month's issue of STN discusses the coronavirus pandemic and how transportation directors are preparing to transport students again. Read...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

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