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.

A back-to-school event held by the National Transportation Safety Board will include a demonstration on school bus safety. Pictured is the 2013 edition of the event. Photo courtesy NTSB
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NTSB to Hold Back-to-School Safety Event

The event will feature demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats to help families prepare for the new school year.

In the fatal 2014 truck-motorcoach collision in Orland, California, NTSB found that there were difficulties in evacuating from the flame-engulfed motorcoach. Photo by NTSB
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Motorcoach crash recalls lessons of Carrollton bus fire

In the fatal 2014 truck-motorcoach collision in California, NTSB found that there were difficulties in evacuating from the flame-engulfed motorcoach. That and other details are similar to the 1988 Carrollton bus disaster.

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