If a bus catches fire, it can spread quickly. Ohio-based SAS Rubber Co. offers door edges, window and escape-hatch gaskets, and other parts that meet stringent flame and smoke specifications for transit vehicles.
Drivers can help fire and medical services personnel and enhance the safety of their passengers during accidents or other serious incidents by being certified in CPR and first aid. Knowing when a bus evacuation is necessary and establishing a system for identifying the students on the bus are also important.
Keeping weapons off of a school bus or defusing the situation if they are brought on board requires ensuring that drivers are in tune with the students they transport, offering a comprehensive training program, and establishing specific policies and procedures for drivers to follow.
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