Government

U.S. House Bill Would Fund School Bus 3-Point Seat Belts

Rep. Steve Cohen representing the 9th District of Tennessee introduced legislation that would require federal funding to equip all newly purchased large school buses in the U.S. with lap-shoulder belts, and it would penalize states for not passing school bus illegal passing and driver background laws.

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FMCSA Releases Final Rule for New CDL Applicants

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced comprehensive national minimum training standards for entry-level school bus and motorcoach drivers seeking to obtain a commercial driver’s license or endorsement.

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NHTSA School Bus Meeting Seeks 'Road to Zero' Fatalities

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hosted a meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C. that discussed the risk factors associated with student transportation services nationwide and that seeks input from industry and vehicle safety stakeholders to identify possible solutions to related injuries and fatalities.

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