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Film addresses danger zone fatalities
June 1, 2008

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Prompted by a discussion about danger zone fatalities during the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation...

Mother drives home danger zone message
November 1, 2007

NEOSHO, Mo. — No one is more aware of the danger zone’s deadly potential than Terri Wright and her family. In 2004, they lost 6-year-old Jacob when he...

Louisiana crossing-arm mandate left unfunded
October 1, 2007

BATON ROUGE, La. — Pupil transporters may not be forced to comply with a recently passed bill that requires older school buses to be retrofitted with ...

Improving Safety in the Danger Zone
September 1, 2007

Accidents that occur during school bus loading and unloading are known as “danger zone” accidents. The danger zone refers to the areas extending 15 fe...

Danger zone fatalities drop
January 1, 2007

TOPEKA, Kan. — The number of children killed in school bus loading and unloading accidents dropped by more than a third in the 2005-06 school year.

Sharp jump in 'danger zone' deaths
February 1, 2006

There were 20 student deaths attributed to school bus “danger zone” accidents during the 2004-05 school year, a 122 percent increase over the previous year.

Extending Safety Margins Around School Buses
August 1, 2004

It would be easy to take for granted the safety equipment that has become commonplace on the exterior of school buses — stop arms, eight-way light sys...

How to Reduce Your Accident Rate
August 1, 2004

Accident reduction programs are often implemented after there has been a devastating accident in the operation. To proactively attempt to reduce accid...

Do School Buses Need Additional Warning Devices?
August 1, 2002

The familiar yellow school bus is rightfully touted as being the safest vehicle on the road. But, is it as safe as it should be? Do we, the people who...

6 Steps to Improved School Site Safety
April 1, 2001

Site design, driver training, parent education and adequate supervision are key factors in reducing traffic congestion and safety hazards in school loading and unloading zones.

Aleana's death sparks call for improved safety
March 1, 2001

In the wake of the death of 5-year-old Aleana Johnson, who was struck and killed by her own school bus on Jan. 9, a community group called Friends ...

The 8 Most Common - and Dangerous - Mirror Mistakes
February 1, 2001

School bus mirrors are a critical safety system, but drivers often fail to adjust and use them properly. Experts in the field provide insights on common errors and cures.

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