The report concludes that the probable cause of the 2018 crash in which three students were killed was a motorist’s failure to stop for their school bus. Contributing to the cause was the school district’s inadequate bus route safety assessment.
NSTA Recommends Passing STOP Act in Response to NTSB Findings on Ind. Crash
The National School Transportation Association is calling for the passage of the Stop for School Buses Act of 2019, which would conduct a comprehensive review of existing laws and programs in all 50 states and recommend best practices.