A petitioner asked NHTSA to make changes to the way warning lights are displayed when school buses are stopping to load or unload passengers.
The newly passed legislation allows school buses to be equipped with an electronic sign that alerts other drivers when the bus stops.
West Virginia is the 16th state to allow the Gardian Angel safety lighting system as optional equipment.
The Driver Alert Message Sign is designed to help reduce illegal passing of school buses by improving direct line of sight visibility for oncoming drivers.
Display and lighting technology supplier Luminator Technology Group and video surveillance equipment supplier Apollo Video Technology will collaborate to enhance their services.
The 5600 Timer Box is designed to provide flexible, efficient switching of LED lights in a compact unit.
Five Iowa districts that tested supplemental warning lights on school buses have seen stop-arm violations drop by at least 50%.
A new regulation requires Wisconsin school buses built after Jan. 1, 2005, to have amber lights to alert motorists that the bus is about to stop.
A new LED kit from Rotary lift illuminates the work area for technicians working on buses and trucks on heavy-duty vehicle lifts.
As part of an additional lighting proposal in a bill presented by Rep. Holly Hughes, 10 districts are collecting data on an LED message alert system installed on their buses to see if it reduces pass-bys.
Arkansas becomes the 15th state to allow the Gardian Angel safety lighting system for use on school buses.
Idaho becomes the 14th state to allow the Gardian Angel safety lighting system for use on school buses.
With the move, the Type A school bus manufacturer consolidates lighting purchases, transitioning from six lighting suppliers to one.