Safety & Security

Company Donates Solar Lights for Bus Shelter

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — After a rash of accidents involving children loading and unloading from their school buses last fall, the City of Port St. Lucie has begun installing a number of bus shelters as a way of providing safe areas for students as they wait to board their buses.

FirstGroup to Receive 2009 NSC Green Cross for Safety Medal

ANAHEIM, Calif. — FirstGroup has been named the 2009 recipient of the National Safety Council’s (NSC) Green Cross for Safety Medal. The announcement took place at the NSC’s 96th Annual Congress and Expo in Anaheim, Calif., and will be followed by the actual award presentation in April 2009 in Manhattan.

Carrollton School Bus Crash Survivor Subject of Upcoming Film

NEW YORK — On May 14, 1988, school bus passenger Harold Dennis was the victim of a drunk driving-related crash that resulted in the death of 27 people and left his face permanently disfigured. The Phoenix, a film based on his life that is currently in pre-production, will explore the path that his life has taken since that fatal night 20 years ago.

Poster Winners Make Their Way to NAPT

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Winners from across the country from the four divisions of this year's annual National School Bus Safety Week poster contest have been chosen and will soon be on display on the trade show floor Tuesday and Wednesday at this year's NAPT conference.