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NTSB calls for steps to prevent fatigue crashes
November 1, 2008

WASHINGTON — Human fatigue was the probable cause of the fatal crash of a tractor-trailer and a motorcoach carrying high school students in Wisconsin ...

NTSB official urges focus on distracted driving
October 23, 2008
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Acting Chairman Mark V. Rosenker spoke before the International Symposium on Distracted Driving in Arlington, Va., emphasizing the hazards caused by driver distractions.
NTSB calls for steps to prevent fatigue accidents
September 18, 2008
Human fatigue was the probable cause of the fatal crash of a tractor-trailer and a motorcoach carrying high school students in Wisconsin in 2005, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined.
NTSB stresses dangers of driver fatigue
March 6, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Mark Rosenker said Wednesday that National Sleep Awareness Week (March 3-...
NTSB cites design flaw in I-35W bridge collapse
January 15, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today issued a safety recommendation that addresses a design issue with the Minnea...
Industry urges cell phone ban
March 1, 2007

Officials from across the pupil transportation industry combined their voices in calling for restrictions on cell phone use by school bus drivers.

NTSB urges cell phone ban for bus drivers
January 1, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is urging federal and state governments to prohibit school bus, transit bus and mot...

NTSB discusses 'Most Wanted' safety improvements
October 1, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reviewed progress and urged further action on its “Most Wanted” list of safety improvements during a public meeting in September.

Teamwork Keeps Industry on Track
December 1, 2004

Teamwork was the theme of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) meeting Oct. 28 to Nov. 1 in Cincinna...

2002 in Review: The Top 10 News Stories
December 1, 2002

As we near the end of 2002, SBF recaps 10 major news events (in no particular order) that affected the pupil transportation industry this year. Multip...

Sudden Death in Murray County
June 1, 2000

In the wake of a school bus-train collision that left three children dead and four injured, a community turns its eye to school bus driver training and electronic warning devices at highway-rail grade crossings.

Evaluating the Safety of Lap Belts on Small School Buses
September 1, 1999

By focusing the seat-belt debate on large school buses, have we overlooked the potential danger of lap belts on small buses?

Playing with Fire?
December 1, 1998

Although NHTSA is reluctant to require its use, flame-retardant seating material is making inroads in the school bus industry.

A Look Back at the Carrollton, Ky., Tragedy
April 1, 1998

Ten years ago, a horrifying school bus accident killed 27 youngsters. Since then, emergency exit standards have been upgraded, and a push is being made to reduce the number of pre-1977 buses on the road.

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