SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
August 17, 2017
NHTSA Report Puts School Bus Fatality Data in Perspective

From 2006 to 2015, there were 324,710 fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes. Of those, 0.4% were classified as being related to school transportation.

Brake Interlocks Installed on More Virginia School Buses

School bus dealer Sonny Merryman equips all Thomas Built school buses in the state with the safety device. Some buses were found to be missing the device in May.

Arkansas Launches Back-to-School Bus Safety Campaign

School transportation officials cite stop-arm violation statistics and remind motorists to stop for school buses.

School Bus Driver Accused of Leaving Special-Needs Student on Bus

Video reportedly shows that the Connecticut driver did not conduct a child check and left a 6-year-old alone on the bus. He is charged with risk of injury to a minor and second-degree reckless endangerment.

4 Keys for Enforcing Seat Belt Use

Although buckling up is a habit for many kids, bus drivers need a policy, training, and community support behind them for successful enforcement. Convertible seats help with implementation.

USSC Appoints Sonny Gordon as Regional Sales Manager

Gordon, a transportation industry veteran and former pro football player, will cover the Midwest for United States Seating Co.

VIDEO: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Teams Up With Thomas to Honor School Bus Drivers

The NASCAR star surprises drivers at Cabarrus (N.C.) County Schools, thanking them and other school bus drivers for the service they provide for students, in this tribute from Thomas Built Buses.

Bolt-Hold Anchors

BoltHold special-purpose anchors are designed to be an economical and reliable way to attach structures directly to asphalt at a fraction of the cost of concrete replacement.

 
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