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.
In the first of a new series, SBF poses five pertinent questions to Keith Henry, NAPT president and director of transportation for Lee’s Summit (Mo.) R-7 School District.
A California school bus reportedly T-bones a car, critically injuring the driver of the car. The students suffer minor injuries, and the bus driver and two aides are unharmed.
One bill would require seat belts on school buses in Tennessee. Other proposals aim to raise the state’s minimum age for school bus drivers and increase oversight of pupil transportation.
In a new report, the state panel finds that “compartmentalized seating and other occupant restraint usage … generally have met the safety needs of Louisiana’s school bus passengers.”
Lawmakers in Illinois, Utah, and Washington are among those considering legislation that would require school buses bought after a certain date to be equipped with seat belts.
The board oversees and maintains the curriculum that is part of the National Child Passenger Safety Certification Training Program.
Sen. Robert Hilkemann introduces one bill that would require school buses to be equipped with lap-shoulder belts, and another that would prohibit use of wireless communication devices by school bus drivers.
The agency’s updated list of safety improvement goals comes as federal statistics show an increase in U.S. traffic fatalities.