A report on transportation safety from a parliamentary committee is not recommending seat belts on school buses, but is backing a task force continuing to study the topic.
The father, twin sister, and grandfather of Miranda Vargas, who was killed in a New Jersey school bus crash in 2018, meet with members of Congress to gather support for school bus safety legislation.
Lincoln Public Schools' board of education agrees to purchase a total of 12 new school buses equipped with lap-shoulder belts.
Avon Lake City Council agrees to support a pilot program to install lap-shoulder belts on Avon Lake City Schools buses.
Gary Lillico of British Columbia starts a petition calling to make seat belts on school buses mandatory after learning that a school bus safety report about the belts had been found to be flawed.
Volunteers are needed to help update NHTSA’s eight-hour curriculum Child Passenger Safety Restraint Systems on School Buses for pre-K students.
Lawmakers consider legislation that would require school buses purchased after a certain date to be equipped with seat belts.
Missoula County Public Schools will ask its contractor to install seat belts on all new school buses starting this summer.
State lawmakers introduce legislation that would require all new school buses to come equipped with seat belts, electronic stability control, and collision avoidance systems.
The list of 10 items includes priorities such as distracted driving, strengthening occupant protection, and implementing collision avoidance systems.
Beachwood City Council approves legislation to install lap-shoulder belts on all new school buses after facilitating classroom discussions with elementary school students.
At the Iowa Department of Education, Christensen has streamlined driver training. His involvement in professional organizations has also enhanced pupil transportation safety.
The association, which turns 50 in November, connects state directors with federal regulators, school bus manufacturers, suppliers, and other industry groups.