Nearly 150 vans and station wagons carrying infants and toddlers to Boston day care centers and preschools are stopped during an early-morning investigation. Police find a variety of violations, including bald tires and overloading of passengers.
Recognizing that buses are safer than vans for transporting children, Knowledge Learning Corp. (KLC), the largest provider of early childhood care and education programs, is aggressively replacing its vans with buses.
In the wake of a fatal accident on a high school basketball trip in January, officials on Tuesday unveiled recommendations to bolster activity trip safety.
The province has formally adopted as official policy the standards for extracurricular travel and school vehicle maintenance that were introduced in 2008.
Perhaps the question should be: Why have not the leaders in pupil transportation raised the volume on this issue to the same decibel level that has been done with the issue of seat belts vs. compartmentalization?
As we approach the end of the 20th century, I’m encouraged by a school transportation safety movement to replace non-conforming vans with school buses
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