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Q&A: Funding, Lap/Shoulder Belts Challenge the Industry
November 1, 2002

The issues of occupant protection on school buses and school transportation funding have been brought into focus recently by reports issued by the Nat...

Parents Speak Out: Ideas for Your School Bus Operation
September 1, 2002

According to Rick Iannelli, supervisor of transportation for Arlington (Mass.) Public Schools, the most unreasonable thing he ever heard from a parent...

Car Seats on School Buses: The 10 Most Common Mistakes
April 1, 2002

Crash-test results show that preschool-aged students and infants are much safer when transported using a child safety restraint system (CSRS). These s...

NHTSA won't be rushed into upgrading bus safety
December 1, 2000

It appears that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) two-year research program to create “the next generation of occupant protection in school buses” is going to stretch into a three-year program — or beyond.

Violence Prevention Is a Top Concern for Special-Needs Transporters
April 1, 2000

Transporting Students with Disabilities Conference focuses on violence prediction and prevention, which comes through understanding students' needs, treating them with respect and enforcing rules.

Lawmakers are premature in enacting seat-belt laws
September 1, 1999

The timing of lawmakers in Florida and Louisiana couldn’t have been worse. Each group recently enacted measures to require seat belts on all school buses.

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?

Opportunity is watchword for contractors in the 21st century
June 1, 1999

Related services, such as transportation, are ripe for scrutiny, especially as budget pressures continue to mount.

Buckling Under the Pressure?
September 1, 1998

Federal regulators and pupil transportation groups are calling for a new appraisal of school bus occupant safety. Undoubtedly, seat belts will receive a closer look.

New NHTSA study spurs hope, anxiety
September 1, 1998

Something is gaining on the school transportation industry. It’s the mounting pressure to address the issue of seat belts on school buses.

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