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BUS Act of 2020 Renews Nationwide Call for Seatbelts in School Buses

Democrat lawmakers continue their focus on seeking a national requirement for school bus lap/shoulder seatbelts with new legislation introduced in the House of Representatives....

School Bus Seatbelts, Illegal Passing Included in Federal Transportation Infrastructure Proposal

House Democrats unveiled a $494 billion transportation infrastructure plan to address federal funding, which is set to expire in September, that targets a new...

Iowa’s Christensen Stands Up for What He Believes In: Student Safety

Max Christensen has had yellow blood running through his veins since he was born, and while he said he didn’t grow up wanting to...

May 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic, the installation of lap/shoulder seatbelts, and mock casualty exercises, among other topics. Read the full May...

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...

Requiring Lap/Shoulder Seatbelts Remains Among NTSB School Bus Safety Wishes

The National Transportation Safety Board said it is awaiting responses to several recommendations made to the school bus community, including the adoption of lap/shoulder...

Crash Sparks Safety Concerns

I am rarely shocked anymore, but I could hardly believe my eyes when I recently viewed a video that we obtained from the Ohio...

Why I’m a School Bus Seatbelt Convert

While attending the 1986 dedication of a transit center in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, I overheard the mayor tell the governor that he had never...

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...

Iowa Transportation Directors Say Seatbelts are a Step in Right Direction

As student transportation directors across Iowa are purchasing school buses with lap/shoulder seatbelts to comply with a new state law, many are in favor...

August 2020

This month’s issue features articles on school start-up and prepping fleets for the new school year, as well as...

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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