The PBS NewsHour piece looks at safety benefits and financial concerns involved in the issue. Interviews include transportation directors and NHTSA’s former administrator.
Rep. JoAnne Favors removes her proposed bill, which would require that school buses be equipped with a “restraint system,” from consideration for the rest of the year due to lack of committee support.
A new proposal calls for three-point belts on Texas school buses starting with model year 2018, but school boards could opt out due to budgetary constraints.
A bill that would raise the minimum age for new school bus drivers in the state passes unanimously in the House. Another bill that would require restraints on school buses passes a committee vote.
School transportation providers from across the state gather in Anaheim to kick off the annual California Association of School Transportation Officials conference.
A Chattanooga lawmaker’s seat belt proposal passes a state Senate committee after shedding a clause that would have required retrofitting of existing school buses.
James Blue, School Bus Fleet's general manager and publisher, weighs in on recent bills across the U.S. that have taken aim at school bus safety.
NAPT's executive director says that eliminating confusion, getting answers, and having additional information would go a long way toward advancing state and local consideration of lap-shoulder belts in school buses.
In this new series, we pose five pertinent questions to a notable person in pupil transportation. Our second discussion is with Diana Hollander, Nevada’s state director of pupil transportation and president of NASDPTS.
A young 4-H member’s project turns into legislation that gives Arkansas residents the legal framework to ask their school districts to require seat belts on school buses.
The convertible NextGen seat is designed to allow customers to change the seat back frame to have a three-point or child-restraint seat without having to purchase new seats for reinstallation into a bus.
Johnthony Walker, the driver in the fatal November crash, is indicted on six counts of vehicular homicide. Other charges include reckless endangerment, reckless driving, and use of a portable electronic device by a school bus driver.
NAPT's executive director says the issue the association would like resolved decisively is seat belts in large school buses.