Mike Martin is executive director of NAPT.

NAPT News & Views — Buckle up for seat belt debates

We encourage you to discuss NHTSA’s new recommendation with your school boards and superintendents so they are aware of Dr. Rosekind’s opinions and can discuss their implications with state and local political leaders.

Like it or not, NHTSA chief Mark Rosekind stole the show with his statement on school bus seat belts.

Missed NAPT? Read our recaps

More than any other time in recent memory, this year's National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Summit proved to be the place for the biggest news in the school bus industry.

NASDPTS President Leon Langley said that his association is encouraged by NHTSA’s statement that school bus passengers should have three-point belts.

NASDPTS supports feds’ new 3-point belt policy

After NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind states that school bus passengers should have three-point belts, the state directors association says that the statement backs their own position.

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