School bus safety is now a top concern for parents, as more than 50,000 school buses have been recalled nationwide due to a safety issue involving the seats, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
With school back in session, it is important to talk to your children about how to stay safe and take a minute to remember to drive cautiously around school buses. Speak with us today at (404) 355-4000.
School Bus Crashes With Log Truck Driving The Wrong Way
A school bus in Virginia carrying three students got into a crash that involved an 18-wheel log truck on Tuesday, September 10.
School Bus Safety 101 For Drivers
One of the most important areas of safety is around the school bus. Below is a quick refresher course on school bus safety 101 for drivers.
How to Teach Children School Bus Safety
Whenever school is in session, it is important for drivers to be sure they know the rules of the road when it comes to school bus safety.
School bus safety tips to impart to youngsters
Each day thousands upon thousands of children board school buses to take them to and from school. Parents and caregivers entrust their children's well-being to the care of school bus
How to Establish Liability In School Bus Accidents
If you become a victim of a school bus accident, hiring an experienced auto accident lawyer will help you seek rightful compensation.
School bus safety tips for parents, students and drivers
With the start of school in the next few weeks almost 110,000 of Delaware’s children will ride a school bus every day. In Delaware, about 1,670
What to Do After a School Bus Accident
This past March marked the one-year anniversary of a tragic school bus crash in Port St. Lucie, which killed one child and injured 16 others as well as the bus driver. A truck laden with sod ...
How to Keep your Child Safe on the School Bus
With school underway, there are some measures that parents need to take into consideration to keep their child safe on the school bus.
Why Aren't Yellow School Buses Green?
There is a new push for electric school buses, which would pollute less. But the electric-powered vehicle is actually a very old technology.
ISP: School Bus Safety Tips for Motorists
As children throughout Indiana return to school, drivers will notice more school buses on the road State law requires motorists to stop when a school bus is picking up or dropping off children. Watch for school buses with their stop arm extended and red lights flashing, which means STOP, not proceed with caution! This law applies to all roadways except those that are divided by a physical barrier or an unimproved median. On a divided roadway, only vehicles traveling in the same direction…
Smile! You're on Camera with New Legislation for School Buses
New York state may allow municipalities and school districts to place cameras on school buses to alert local authorities to drivers who pass illegally.
20 Ways To Increase School Bus Safety
How can you keep students safe on buses when they’re on the way to and from school?
Paying for seat belts on school buses: How much will it cost?
It's a question many parents simply can’t answer – why aren’t most school buses equipped with seat belts It’s a question Natasha Watkins wants answered. Her son Michael broke his leg in a March 2012 bus crash that killed her daughter’s six-year old friend, Donasty Smith. “I got up that morning and put my kids on the bus just like any normal morning,” said Watkins. “My heart really goes out to her mother because I don’t know what it’s like to lose a…
Over 53,000 school buses recalled due to safety concerns
SAGINAW, Mich. (WEYI) - Over 53,000 school buses are being recalled. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, certain buses are being recalled due to an issue with seats. The NHTSA says that some of the seats lack impact absorption that could increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash. The seats were made with styrene blocks that don't have sufficient absorption around the steel seat frame for back support.
How many drivers ignore school bus STOP signs?
Despite parents saying motorists regularly pass school buses displaying STOP sign, only 250 summonses were issued in 2016.
10 People Hospitalized After School Bus Crash in Walworth
Officials from the Walworth Fire Department say ten people were transported to area hospitals after a school bus was rear-ended by a car Tuesday. This happened on Route 441 around 3 p.m.
Q&A: How Long Can My Child Be On The School Bus?
Question: My child receives transportation services on his IEP. His bus ride takes an hour, sometimes more. It's really hard for him to spend so much time on the bus, and I think it affects his...
Why all California school buses don’t have seat belts — and when they will
Jerry Brown signed a bill on Monday requiring seat belts on all school buses by 2035, building on previous legislation that requires that new school buses sold in California come with seat belts.
Indiana school bus crashes into trash truck; 20 reportedly injured
As many as 20 people were injured following a crash involving a school bus and trash truck in Aurora, Indiana. The driver of the truck was not in his vehicle.