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WATCH: How to Navigate Seat Belts on School Buses

Add Iowa to the list of states requiring seat belts on school buses. As more and more districts across the country improve their students’...
(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...

Q’STRAINT/Sure-Lok Names the Winner of its Inaugural Q’MANITARIAN Award

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Q’STRAINT/Sure-Lok announced today that Dan Allison, a highly acclaimed occupational therapist (OTR/L) and driving specialist at the Shepherd Center, which...
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...
students in seatbelts

Recorded Webinar: How to Navigate Seatbelts on School Buses

Add Iowa to the growing list of states that are mandating seatbelts on new school buses. As similar laws work their way through other...
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...
Could the familiar seatbelt alert in passenger vehicles be coming to school buses?

NHTSA Considers Rulemaking to Require Alerts for Rear-Passenger Seatbelt Usage

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking comments on a potential update to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208, which would...
A still from the Montana PBS documentary "Safe Enough?" shows a student buckling up on the school bus.

Journalist Discusses Production of ‘Safe Enough?’ School Bus Seatbelt Documentary

School Transportation News spoke with journalist Anna D. Rau about her documentary, “Safe Enough?” Rau, who is also the director and producer, walked us...
Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.

October 2019

Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts, augmented and virtual reality training, and what...

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....

June 2020

June Cover 2020
This month's issue of STN discusses the coronavirus pandemic and how transportation directors are preparing to transport...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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