Several small school bus manufacturers were named in a recommendation made by the National Transportation Safety Board to make lap-shoulder seat belts standard equipment, in response to a fatal, head-on collision last year in Texas between an impaired driver and a church bus.
Bruce Landsberg and Jennifer Homendy were sworn onto the National Transportation Safety Board in August, filling the remaining two open spots.
A Pittsburgh-area police chief said a review of school bus video “completely discredited” two middle school students who alleged “inappropriate actions” committed by their school bus driver.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced an important upcoming event today, “Reducing CMV Crashes Through the Use of Video Recorders Webinar.” The live broadcast has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PDT. Registrants will be able to ask questions at the conclusion of the event.
The New Hampshire State Police said seat belts saved lives in a school van crash that left one student with life-threatening injuries, while the bus driver came under fire for having a poor driving record.