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Road fatalities fall to historic low
September 11, 2008
The number of people who died on the nation’s roads dropped again last year, reaching historically low levels, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters announced recently.
PTSI issues PSA on illegal school bus passing
September 11, 2008
The Pupil Transportation Safety Institute (PTSI) has completed a public service announcement (PSA) that emphasizes the necessity for motorists to stop when a school bus’ red lights are flashing and its stop sign is extended.
National Safety Council survey to include school buses
September 11, 2008
The National Safety Council (NSC) is seeking participants from the school transportation industry for its new Fleet Benchmarking Survey.
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...

Product Focus: Emergency Equipment
September 1, 2008

School buses may be the safest vehicles on the road, but accidents do happen. In an emergency, certain types of equipment are vital in keeping preciou...

Device keeps bus speed under control
September 1, 2008

EVINGTON, Va. — A new device is being touted as a convenient and reliable way to keep Type A school buses from speeding, potentially increasing safety...

New Brunswick targets activity trip safety
August 28, 2008
In the wake of a fatal accident on a high school basketball trip in January, officials on Tuesday unveiled recommendations to bolster activity trip safety.
First Student to complete Child Check-Mate installation
August 28, 2008
In a $9.8 million agreement, First Student announced the installation of safety and security technology from Child Check-Mate Systems of Navan, Ontario, on 40,000 of its school buses.
Canadian association sets safety standard for activity buses
August 14, 2008
TORONTO — The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) announced the publication of a standard developed to provide voluntary requirements for activity b...
TSA to provide regional security workshops
August 14, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bill Arrington, general manager of the Highway and Motor Carrier (HMC) division of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA...
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 ...
Study targets condition of nation’s roads
August 6, 2008
LOS ANGELES — The Reason Foundation last week released its 17th Annual Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems.

The study, b...

School Bus Mirror Technologies Enhance Driver Vision
August 1, 2008

School bus mirrors have evolved to include embedded cameras, LED lighting systems, tempered glass, improved shapes and glare-reducing filters — th...

Britain sees drop in serious injuries to students on buses
August 1, 2008

DERBY, England — Fewer pupils were seriously injured on buses in Great Britain in 2007 than in 2006.

There were 10 serious injuries on buses — wh...

New system offers comprehensive approach to student safety
August 1, 2008

TEMPE, Ariz. — An integrated safety solution from AlertStar Corp. will soon be operating on school buses around the state.

The system has three...

House resolution includes school transportation among security measures
August 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On June 18, the House of Representatives passed a resolution (1150) urging the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to ...

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...

'Operation: Stuff the Bus' reaches 7th year
July 17, 2008
OCALA, Fla. — Marion County’s seventh annual “Operation: Stuff the Bus” campaign kicked off Saturday with donation collections at an area Wal-Mart st...

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