Knowledge and expertise is required in order to provide an equal level of care and safety while transporting students in wheelchairs. Industry standards for the safe transportation of wheelchair passengers add another layer of needed expertise, necessitating knowledge of securement best practices, specialized equipment, and training requirements. Transportation directors must truly become “champions” for students who require wheelchairs, ensuring their drivers, attendants, and aides are all properly trained and on the same page. The two wheelchair safety standards — WC18 and WC19 — are designed to increase the safety of children in wheelchairs while bus is in motion. Download the whitepaper to find out the benefits of implementing these latest wheelchair securement standards to keep all children safe.
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