Will Ramped-up Vehicle Tech Bring Smarter, Safer School Buses?
With advancements such as Google’s road-testing of self-driving cars, the notion is no longer relegated to episodes of “The Jetsons.” However, practical use is still a long way off, though automated vehicle technology and connected vehicle technology are arriving in increments. School bus manufacturers are keeping pace, as the technology stands to help enhance pupil transportation safety even further.
NAPT News & Views — Seat belts on buses? You decide
NAPT and NSTA were informed that NHTSA’s best advice on the matter is in a single document: the 2011 denial of a petition that the agency mandate seat belts in large school buses.
Extracurricular Bus Service Provides Safe Access to Learning, Experiences
Keeping students safe, simplifying coordination, and equitability are just some of the benefits that running school bus service for extracurricular student activities offers. Strapped districts keep costs down through partnerships and being creative with