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JK
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Posted - 02/24/2010 :  12:50:00 AM  Show Profile  Visit JK's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Big jump in danger zone fatalities

Feb 23 2010
School Bus Fleet

Eighteen children were killed in school bus loading or unloading accidents in the 2008-09 school year, according to the Kansas State Department of Educationís national survey. Itís a large increase from the previous yearís total, five fatalities.

Of the 18 children killed in 2008-09, 11 were struck by their own bus (seven at the back, four at the front). The other seven were killed by a passing vehicle. ...

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2009 School Bus Related Deaths - A useful document when wanting a quick reference to deaths while discussing bus stop safety and when looking at updating school bus safety policies. Click Here for Link
(See Post #10)

Policy Development Sheet: Ė School Bus Code of Conduct - Click Here for Link (See Post #2)

coolbusdriver
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Posted - 02/26/2010 :  5:52:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Makes me sick to think about it.

One death is to many.

We all need to pay close attention to our kids and what is happening in and around our bus.

If you don't see them then don't move. Teach your kids to watch you for signals it is safe to cross and not just cross because your lights are on.

Look after those kids as if each one where your own.
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Engunt
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Posted - 09/27/2012 :  04:13:49 AM  Show Profile  Visit Engunt's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by JK

Big jump in danger zone fatalities

Feb 23 2010
School Bus Fleet

Eighteen children were killed in school bus loading or unloading accidents in the 2008-09 school year, according to the Kansas State Department of Educationís national survey. Itís a large increase from the previous yearís total, five fatalities.

Of the 18 children killed in 2008-09, 11 were struck by their own bus (seven at the back, four at the front). The other seven were killed by a passing vehicle. ...

Click Here for full story

2009 School Bus Related Deaths - A useful document when wanting a quick reference to deaths while discussing bus stop safety and when looking at updating school bus safety policies. Click Here for Link
(See Post #10)

Policy Development Sheet: Ė School Bus Code of Conduct - Click Here for Link (See Post #2)



This is sad. I think strict laws is needed to implemented
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