The school districts’ transportation department was a bronze winner in the 34thannual Telly Awards for its creative efforts with a school bus safety music and dance video that was in honor of National School Bus Safety Week last October.
Wheelchair securement manufacturer Q'Straint has opened a new research center in the UK that includes a simulator and high-speed cameras to study the dynamics of how wheelchair passengers are affected during a crash.
Members of the National School Transportation Association met with federal lawmakers in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday and Wednesday during the annual "Bus-In." School bus contractors discussed legislative and regulatory issues pertaining to student transportation and their businesses.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published a final rule to amend FMVSS 111 to require all vehicles weighing less than 10,000 pounds GVWR, including some Type A-1 school buses in that weight category, to be equipped with rear-view cameras by May 1, 2018.