Government

NTSB Recommends Pedestrian Safety Systems

Pedestrian collision avoidance systems, and improved, road-tested vehicle headlights, are among 11 recommendations that were approved in September 2018 by the National Transportation Safety Board to increase pedestrian safety.

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How Will New FMCSA Diabetes Rule Affect School Bus Drivers?

Though a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration final rule that now allows commercial drivers who properly manage their diabetes to operate vehicles in interstate commerce does not explicitly apply to school bus drivers, the issue is expected to be a topic of discussion at school bus industry meetings this fall, if not sooner.

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U.S. Senate Honors School Bus Safety in September

The U.S. Senate voted unanimously to endorse the Child Safety Network’s Safe Bus campaign, after “many months of effort and review by various federal committees,” participants reported.

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