Richmond County (Ga.) School System’s investigation of the incident finds that the 12-year-old’s wheelchair had not been secured properly due to a training deficiency.
An Illinois man who had driven around a stopped special-needs bus aimed to make up for it by paving the driveway at the home of the student he saw deboarding in a wheelchair that day.
The bus, built on the Ram ProMaster chassis, is designed to enhance accessibility with an integrated wheelchair ramp.
Easypull is a fully integrated winch system that pulls a wheelchair and passenger into a vehicle up a ramp.
AMF-Bruns of America develops Easypull, a winch system that pulls a wheelchair and passenger into a vehicle up a ramp. The automatic restraint system secures the wheelchair to the vehicle.
AMF-Bruns of America unveils its Hide-A-Way, with restraints fully integrated into the floor, at the NAPT trade show.
A combination of wheelchair and occupant restraints and a headrest and backrest is designed to stabilize passengers in the event of a rear-end collision.
All school bus drivers and aides in the state have to go through the training program, which was mandated by a bill passed last year.
AMF-Bruns of America’s PROTEKTOR-System wheelchair and occupant restraints and FutureSafe head and backrest are created to stabilize passengers in wheelchairs in the event of a rear-end collision.
AMF Bruns provides wheelchair securement, occupant restraint systems, and associated equipment for the safe transportation of wheelchair passengers.
A 7-year-old girl in Washington falls to the floor and suffers minor injuries while still in her wheelchair, which was not properly secured.
Cherie Daniels and Chris Lowery from Frisco Independent School District take first place in this year’s National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo.
The Saf-T-Anchor Removable Seat (S.T.A.R.S.) system is designed to enable easier removal and installation of passenger seats for special-needs students.