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School bus safety in New York State--children at risk?

New York (State). Legislature. Legislative Commission on Critical Transportation Choices.

School bus safety in New York State--children at risk?

a report to the legislature

by New York (State). Legislature. Legislative Commission on Critical Transportation Choices.

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Published by The Commission in [Albany, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • School buses -- New York (State) -- Safety measures.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Legislative Commission on Critical Transportation Choices.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2864 .N4 1985a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2667966M
      LC Control Number85623002

        Taking a bus to school is the safest way to go, statistics show. But accidents sometimes happen, and children may face other hazards on a bus besides the risk of being hurt in a crash. The New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) coordinates traffic safety activities in the state and shares useful, timely information about traffic safety and the state's highway safety grant program. The Committee is comprised of thirteen agencies who have missions related to transportation and safety.

      A school bus is a type of bus owned, leased, contracted to, or operated by a school or school district. It is regularly used to transport students to and from school or school-related activities, but not including a charter bus or transit bus. Various configurations of school buses are used worldwide; the most iconic examples are the yellow school buses of the United States and Canada which. New York's Occupant Restraint laws require the following: Children up to the age of 4 must be properly restrained in a federally approved child safety seat that is attached to a vehicle by a seat belt or universal child restraint anchorage (LATCH) system. Effective November 1, , all backseat passengers must be rear-facing until age Children less than age 4 but weighing more than

      Hub4Leader’s TheSchoolBus provides guidance and advice alongside statutory and good practice resources for school and academy governors, leaders and teachers, to aid compliance and school improvement. Our content covers education topics such as safeguarding, coasting, Ofsted inspection, curriculum, assessment, academy conversion, finance, DfE updates and more. The Office of System Safety is an independent department that reports directly to NYCT’s President 13 System Safety Vice President C.E. Kennedy Investigations Risk Assessment & Fire Safety & Industrial Hygiene Office of the Vice President Environmental Protection Hazard Assessment Safety Analysis, Review & Development Bus & Rail Field.


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School bus safety in New York State--children at risk? by New York (State). Legislature. Legislative Commission on Critical Transportation Choices. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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NHTSA believes school buses should be as safe as possible. That’s why our safety standards for school. School Bus Transportation. School Transportation: All motor vehicles transporting passengers under the age of 21 years, to and from schools, for hire, or owned and/or operated by school districts or any public or private transportation will also include the transportation of passengers under the age of 21 years between school programs and community residences (as such terms are.

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National School Bus Safety Week can be used for promotion of these activities and instruction. School buses are fairly safe forms of transportation compared to other vehicles. A school bus' size, structure, and design make it one of the best vehicles for passenger protection, according to the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA).

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