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Panel Reviews Recent Adoption of Lap-Shoulder Seatbelts for School Buses

INDIANAPOLIS – Facilitator Derek Graham, an industry consultant and former state director in North Carolina for 21 years, opened the Sunday morning session during...
The School Bus Safety Alliance designed a colorful banner to help campaign for seat belts in school buses, at the Avon Lake Memorial Day Parade in Ohio. (Photo courtesy of cleveland.com.)

Ohio School Bus Safety Organization Designed a Memorial Day Parade Float

The School Bus Safety Alliance, an organization in Ohio that campaigns for seat belts in school buses, stepped it up a notch by designing...
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School Bus Safety Legislation Introduced

In May 2018, a school bus crashed with a dump truck in Paramus, New Jersey, killing one student and a teacher. The bus driver reportedly...

Is Improved Student Behavior Just a Click Away?

While some transportation professionals do have reservations about mandatory lap-shoulder seat belts, more local school districts are enacting policies that require them. Federal Motor Vehicle...

Child Passenger Safety Video Series Launched in New York

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) announced a new Child Passenger Safety Video Series to...

Congressional Bill Addresses School Bus Improvements Sought by NSTB

Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Steve Cohen introduced legislation this month to address a renewed call made earlier this year by the National Transportation...

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...

Districts Getting Ahead of Curve on School Bus Seat Belts

Not waiting for a federal or state mandate, several school districts are taking the initiative to add three-point seat belts to their school buses. The national...

Recorded Webinar: Plan Ahead for Seat Belts on School Buses

Now that the NTSB is recommending three-point, lap/shoulder seat belts on school buses, what steps do you need to take to be prepared for the...

Making the Safest Vehicle Safer?

On May 22, the National Transportation Safety Board held a meeting to review findings of its investigative teams studying the November 2016 Baltimore and...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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