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NHTSA sets school bus safety standards in new rule
October 16, 2008
NHTSA issued a final rule on school bus safety, raising the minimum height of seat backs, requiring lap-shoulder belts on small buses and setting standards for belts on large buses.
Q&A: Industry Outlook Not All Gloomy
October 1, 2008

From a financial perspective, the current state of the pupil transportation industry can seem a bit bleak.

Soaring diesel prices and other econ...

SafeGuard offers seat belt advocacy kit
October 1, 2008

WESTFIELD, Ind. — Seat belt system provider SafeGuard has released its “SafeGuard 4 Kids” advocate kit in support of parents and other individuals w...

The quest for optimum protection
September 1, 2008

It’s been nearly a year since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) unveiled its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on enhancin...

NAPT News & Views
September 1, 2008

Straight Talk on Seat Belts, Fuel Costs

The NAPT Board of Directors met recently and discussed two of the most pressing issues facing o...

NHTSA targets release of school bus final rule
September 1, 2008

ATLANTA — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to issue a final rule on school bus safety early next year.

The rule wi...

SafeGuard offers seat belt advocacy kit
August 14, 2008
WESTFIELD, Ind. — Seat belt system provider SafeGuard has released its "SafeGuard 4 Kids" advocate kit in support of parents and other individuals wh...
NAPT prods NHTSA on seat belt testing
August 7, 2008
ALBANY, N.Y. — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced recently that it has begun testing new lap-shoulder belt systems ...
NHTSA targets release of school bus final rule
July 24, 2008
ATLANTA — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to issue a final rule on school bus safety early next year.

The ru...

Nebraska seat belt bill derailed
April 2, 2008
LINCOLN, Neb. — Legislation that would have required seat belts on school buses has been “indefinitely postponed.”

The bill was introduced in Jan...

State directors address NHTSA proposal
March 1, 2008

As the comment period neared its end in late January for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) proposal to enhance school bus p...

State directors address NHTSA proposal
January 24, 2008
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) last week submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic S...
Bill would require belts on Nebraska buses
January 24, 2008
LINCOLN, Neb. — Sen. John Harms has introduced a bill that would require all new school buses in the state to be equipped with seat belts.

Th...

No lack of imagination
January 1, 2008

After decades of serving the school bus industry, you’d think the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) might have run out of ways to k...

State Directors Discuss Belts, Bullying
January 1, 2008

State pupil transportation directors from across the country convened in Grand Rapids, Mich., in late October to discuss issues of national importance...

NAPT Gets Rolling in Grand Rapids
January 1, 2008

Pupil transportation officials waited anxiously outside the Grand Rapids, Mich., police department training facility as its Special Response Team evac...

NHTSA issues proposal on seat belts, seat backs
January 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) unveiled in November its highly anticipated proposal on school bus passe...

Putting up a fight
November 1, 2007

One thing is clear about pupil transportation professionals: They want what’s best for the kids. If they are not fully convinced that equipping school...

Seat belt panel recommends pilot testing
April 1, 2007

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The group charged with examining the subject of seat belts on school buses called for a pilot program to evaluate lap-shoulder belts on 10 buses.

NSTA adopts seat belt policy
March 1, 2007

TUCSON, Ariz. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) adopted two key position statements, one on seat belts and use of cell phones by bus drivers.

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