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SynTec Seating Solutions Featured in School Bus Fleet Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:35 AM

SynTec Seating Solutions' SC3 seats were featured in the September issue of SchoolBus Fleet Magazine.

SynTec Donates to Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:36 AM

SynTec Seating Solutions is pleased to support the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of High Point with safe seating.

2017 NHTSA School Transportation Fact Sheet

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:36 AM

According to the most recent report released by the NHTSA, from 2006 to 2015 there were 324,710 fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes. Of those crashes 1,172 (0.4%) were classified as school-transportation-related.

Carolina Thomas to provide 75 Thomas Buses for NCDPI seat belt implementation project

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:37 AM

For nearly a half-century, one of the most widely debated issues regarding school bus safety has been the use of seat belts. Current National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regulations do not require seat belts in school buses over 10,000 pounds. But two recent industry opinions have signaled a significant shift in position on this issue.

NHTSA School Transportation Fact Sheet

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:37 AM

According to a fact report released by the NHTSA, there were 331,730 fatal motor vehicle crashes from 2005 to 2014, of those crashes, 1,191 (0.4%) were classified as school-transportation-related.

Remarks from NHTSA Occupant Protection Public Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:38 AM

July 23, 2015 – Remarks from Ronna Sable Weber, NSTA Executive Director, during the NHTSA Occupant Protection Public Meeting held on July 23, 2015.

2015 NHTSA School Transportation Fact Sheet

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:38 AM

According to a fact report released by the NHTSA, there were 340,039 fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes from 2004 - 2013. Of those, 1,214 (0.4%) were classified as school-transportation-related.

Remarks from the National Association for Pupil Transportation

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:39 AM

Richmond, Va.- Sunday, November 8, 2015 - Delivered by Mark R. Rosekind, Ph.D., Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

NHTSA Wants 3-Point Seat Belts on All Buses

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:39 AM

November 8, 2015, Written by Ryan Gray, School Transportation News -
Stopping short of announcing imminent rulemaking to usher in a national requirement for lap-shoulder seat belts in school buses, NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind shared a new federal policy position that the occupant restraints should be available for all schoolchildren to and from school.

NASDPTS Position Paper the Equipping and Use of Passenger Lap/Shoulder Belts in School Buses

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:40 AM

February 2014 - The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) was established in 1968. The membership represents state government school transportation leadership from all 50 states. The purpose of the association is to provide leadership, assistance and motivation to the nation's school transportation community with the goal of providing safe, secure, efficient, economical, and high - quality transportation to school children on their trips to and from school and school-related activities.

Compartmentalization Plus

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:40 AM

Compartmentalization Plus, By Frank Di Giacomo, School Bus Fleet Magazine

2014 NHTSA School Transportation Fact Sheet

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:41 AM

2003–2012 Data showing information pertaining to School-Transportation-Related Crashes.

Backers of New Seat Belt Rule Encouraged By New Fed Rule.

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:41 AM

A proposal to require seat belts on school buses -- Backers of seat belts on school buses encouraged by new federal rule.

Why Don't Most School Buses Have Seat Belts?

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:41 AM

Seat belts save lives. Using one is "the single most effective way" drivers can prevent death in a car accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government agency charged with keeping motorists out of harm's way.

Innovative Display Shows 60 Years of School Bus Seats

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:42 AM

Those who work in pupil transportation know that the yellow school bus has changed immensely ...

New school bus seat at SynTec

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:35:42 AM

School bus seating supplier SynTec has a new product coming to market that officials said will provide more engineering and financial resources.