In the wake of the Nov. 21 fatal crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, state lawmakers have introduced several bills that take aim at school bus safety. Photo courtesy Chattanooga Fire Department
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Tennessee Legislators Target School Bus Safety

One bill would require seat belts on school buses in Tennessee. Other proposals aim to raise the state’s minimum age for school bus drivers and increase oversight of pupil transportation.

CUSD 300's Susan Rohlwing (left), director of education services, and Donna Bordsen, director of transportation, work closely to enhance special-needs transportation.
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Special-Needs Partnership Boosts Driver Training

At CUSD 300 in Illinois, the transportation and special-education departments have joined forces to develop new training tools for drivers and aides and to provide a consistent experience for students.

Lawmakers in Illinois, Utah, and Washington are among those considering bills that would require school buses bought after a certain date to be equipped with seat belts.
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Seat Belt Bills Proposed in Multiple States

Lawmakers in Illinois, Utah, and Washington are among those considering legislation that would require school buses bought after a certain date to be equipped with seat belts.

The New Jersey Senate has passed a bill that would permit school districts to contract with a private vendor for stop-arm violation monitoring systems on their school buses. Photo courtesy NHTSA
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New Jersey Stop-Arm Camera Bill Advances

The state Senate passes a bill that would permit school districts to contract with a private vendor for stop-arm violation monitoring systems on their school buses.

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