If you’re reading this story from the back seat of car, there’s a good chance you’re not wearing a seat belt. A recent survey by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, or IIHS, found that 28 percent of respondents don’t always click a seat belt when they’re in the back of a car. …Read More »
by Cheryl Jensen FairWarning.org People who don’t buckle up when they ride in the rear seat because they think it’s safer back there are wrong. Instead, they pose a serious danger to themselves and those riding up front, according to a new study and crash test video by the Insurance Institute for …Read More »
The Griffith High School boy’s basketball team was on its way to the Indiana state semifinal game on Saturday along I-65 when another motorist spilled a drink on herself, according to the Indiana State Police, and sideswiped the Type C school bus at approximately 12:10 p.m. local time. The …Read More »
The nation’s top highway safety official said Sunday that his agency has vowed to pursue a policy mandating that every school bus in the nation be equipped with three-point seat belts.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Mark R. Rosekind used his keynote address at a conference of school transportation officials in Richmond, Virginia, to announce that his agency will focus research on the effectiveness of seat belts aboard school buses.Read More »
Arlington, Va. — The new head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reviewing the government’s longtime opposition to mandating safety belts on school buses and is looking at the issue on commercial buses.
In a Detroit News interview after an event on school bus safety at an elementary school here, NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind said he has convened a group within the agency to study the issue that NHTSA has been reviewing since 1977.Read More »
A proposal to require seat belts on school buses – perennial legislation that never makes it through the Legislature – was before lawmakers again Thursday.Read More »
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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