Seat Belts

SafeGuard BTI Now Available

WESTFIELD, IND. — IMMI’s SafeGuard, the most trusted supplier of lap-shoulder belts for school buses, announced that its SafeGuard BTI seat is now available. “School districts’ transportation needs change, but with BTI seating, so can their buses.”

Latest Georgia School Bus Fatality Spurs Seat Belt Talk

An investigation continues into the cause of a school bus crash that killed a six-year-old girl, the state’s second student fatality in the past two months, and authorities are seeking information on how to prevent similar incidents.

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NHTSA Shares Updates on School Bus Safety Initiatives

Highway safety specialist Jeremy Gunderson informed attendees at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Conference earlier this month on safety initiatives that are currently being worked on by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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First Take: Putting Your Money Where Your Lap-Shoulder Belts Are

Children will drown if their school buses submerge in a body of water. They won’t have time to evacuate during a school bus fire. They will be forced off the school bus and into a less safe ride to and from school because of decreased passenger capacity. On average one student’s life will be saved a year while costs of new school buses skyrocket. 

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Q&A with NASDPTS' Hollander on Annual Conference

We recently sat down with Diana Hollander, the state director of student transportation at the Nevada Department of Education and the sitting president of NASDPTS. We talked about lap-shoulder belts, technology, the driver shortage and more that will be the center of conversations during the Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio.