The board oversees and maintains the curriculum that is part of the National Child Passenger Safety Certification Training Program.
The C.E. White PCR, a five-point restraint system, attaches to school bus seats and accommodates children weighing 20 to 90 pounds.
The supplier adds Spheros roof hatches and BESI securements to its nationwide network of dealerships.
A Montana school bus driver leaves a 16-year-old student who has to wear a three-point harness, which she cannot remove by herself, on her school bus. The girl misses about three hours of school.
Thomas Built dealers who have equipped their stock buses with SynTec’s S3C Convertible seat can make last-minute seat changes to tailor the bus to customer specs.
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.
The event features demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats.
A NHTSA investigation found that the company failed to provide timely notification of a defect in more than 4 million car seats.
Guardians of the 3-year-old boy claim the Denver Public Schools driver tied the boy to his seat because he learned how to unbuckle his harness. A district spokesperson confirmed that the driver “was using an unapproved seat belt-like device," and the district is investigating the incident.
The agency aims to determine whether Graco failed to report a safety defect in a timely manner. The manufacturer eventually recalled more than 6 million defective car seats.
In an exclusive interview with SBF, Tony Everett, vice president of transportation solutions at HSM, says that the company is developing a new school bus seat that will be lighter, more durable and more ergonomic. But beyond the more practical features, Everett says, “We want it to be a sexy school bus seat — we want it to be cool.”
About 60 students from a Florida school have been participating in the production of Q'Straint restraints, performing pre-assembly and packaging. The program has helped the students develop job skills and contribute to their own safety in transportation.
HSM’s portable child restraint system provides a five-point restraint system that is designed to meet National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requirements for children.