It appears that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) two-year research program to create “the next generation of occupant protection in school buses” is going to stretch into a three-year program — or beyond.
Transporting Students with Disabilities Conference focuses on violence prediction and prevention, which comes through understanding students' needs, treating them with respect and enforcing rules.
The timing of lawmakers in Florida and Louisiana couldn’t have been worse. Each group recently enacted measures to require seat belts on all school buses.
By focusing the seat-belt debate on large school buses, have we overlooked the potential danger of lap belts on small buses?
Related services, such as transportation, are ripe for scrutiny, especially as budget pressures continue to mount.
Federal regulators and pupil transportation groups are calling for a new appraisal of school bus occupant safety. Undoubtedly, seat belts will receive a closer look.
Something is gaining on the school transportation industry. It’s the mounting pressure to address the issue of seat belts on school buses.
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