Volunteers are needed to help update NHTSA’s eight-hour curriculum Child Passenger Safety Restraint Systems on School Buses for pre-K students.
Even though ESC is not required on new school buses in the U.S.,many OEMs are making the technology standard, guaranteeing school districts provide safe, efficient transportation for students.
Transdev stops running an autonomous shuttle to transport students in a Florida pilot after NHTSA tells it to cease operation, because it hadn’t approved the shuttle for that purpose.
Electronic stability control still isn’t required on school buses in the U.S., so adding the safety technology is still a proactive move.
Heidi King, President Trump’s pick to lead NHTSA, moves closer to confirmation. She is currently the agency’s deputy administrator.
It was no big surprise that NTSB’s latest report calls for lap-shoulder belts on school buses. What was surprising was how the agency decided to direct that recommendation: not to the feds, but to the states.
Operators and associations offer a range of reactions to Tuesday’s school bus meeting of the National Transportation Safety Board.
After investigating the 2016 crashes in Baltimore and Chattanooga, NTSB recommends improvements in school bus driver oversight and calls on states to mandate lap-shoulder belts.
President Trump picks Jennifer Homendy, currently a Democratic staff director for a House subcommittee, to join the board of the investigative agency.
Heidi King currently serves as deputy administrator of the safety agency, which has been without a top official since Mark Rosekind’s departure in January 2017.
Although the state doesn’t require them, Henrico County has begun equipping its new buses with lap-shoulder restraints. Director Josh Davis share details on the move, which began with a certain NHTSA leader's speech.
A petitioner asked NHTSA to make changes to the way warning lights are displayed when school buses are stopping to load or unload passengers.
Federal statistics show that more students outside the school bus are killed by the bus itself than by other vehicles.