A school bus is a type of bus owned, leased, contracted to, or operated by a school or school district and regularly used to transport students to and from school or. Abc news takes an in-depth look at a school bus crash test and examines the debate about seatbelts on school buses. Ashley brown, 16, and alicia bonura, 18, both of beaumont, texas, died march 29, 2006 they were on a bus carrying their west brook high school soccer team when it. Child safety: school bus still best so it may be a surprise to learn that federal law does not require seat belts on most school buses.
“transport canada has not deemed seat belts to be mandatory, and basically their rationale is that the school bus safety record is so excellent. At first blush, the question of whether seat belts should be required on school buses seems obvious seat belts save lives in cars, so it seems logical that they.
School bus seat belt requirements depend on the size of the bus federal regulations require seat belts on school buses whose fully loaded weight is less than 10,000. A deadly school bus accident in chattanooga, tennessee, has revived an old question: should school buses have seat belts experts weigh in.
The national highway traffic safety administration is endorsing three-point seat belts on school buses for the first time.
Seat belts on school buses seat belts have been required on passenger cars since 1968 and 49 states and the district of columbia have enacted laws requiring the.
Federal school bus seat belt requirements depend on the size of the bus the national highway traffic safety administration (nhtsa), which sets national standards for. This article examines both side of the issue of seat belts on school buses. The deadly crash in tennessee has renewed the debate about seat belts on school busesat least five children were killed monday when the bus flipped and wrapped.
A nhtsa administrator says seat belts should be on every school bus for every kid.