Robert Sumwalt was designated as vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. He also steps into the role of acting chairman.
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Vice Chairman Chosen for NTSB

President Trump designates Robert Sumwalt as vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. Sumwalt also steps into the role of acting chairman.

This photo from the National Transportation Safety Board shows a curve in Talley Road in Chattanooga, Tennessee, at the site of the Nov. 22 fatal school bus crash.
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Another Look at Electronic Stability Control

The phone rang, and I looked down at the caller ID: “CHATTANOOGA TN.” I immediately knew the awful reason for the call, if not who the caller was. It was Tuesday, Nov. 22, the morning after the devastating school bus crash …

The National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) and the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) held their 2016 gatherings in Kansas City, Missouri, in early November.
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PHOTOS: Highlights From the Kansas City Conferences

Security demonstrations, driver shortage discussions, and a Boston Marathon bombing survivor were among the standouts at the school bus industry events in Kansas City. Check out our shots from the conference halls and the city beyond.

NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart unveiled his agency’s new school bus safety video at the industry conferences in Kansas City on Monday.
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NTSB Unveils School Bus Safety Video

In addition to explaining school bus occupant protection, the video examines three recent crashes that the National Transportation Safety Board has investigated.

The NASDPTS conference in Kansas City, Missouri, next month will cover such topics as school bus evacuations, stop-arm violations, and service animals.
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NASDPTS Reveals Conference Agenda

State pupil transportation directors will convene in Kansas City, Missouri, next month to discuss such topics as school bus evacuations, stop-arm violations, and service animals.

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