NBC News investigative and consumer correspondent Vicky Nguyen traveled to a commercial crash test facility to see what can happen when an accident occurs in a bus without seat belts, which aren’t required under federal law.
Dramatic new crash test video reveals the importance of seat belts during side impact school bus crashes. ABC News captured the SafeGuard Side Crash Test at CAPE.
The list of national organizations making their support for lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses crystal clear continues to grow more impressive and harder to ignore. The NTSB is the latest to definitively add their name.
In a proactive move to provide their students with the highest level of safety available, IPS, the largest school district in Indiana, rolled out the first of 100 new school buses outfitted with IMMI’s SafeGuard® lap-‐shoulder seat belts for the media on Friday.
The Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners has announced plans to add 100 new, propane‐fueled school buses to their fleet next year.
On Sunday, NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind announced at the annual NAPT Conference that NHTSA is recommending lap‐shoulder belts on school buses.
This past March, Westfield-Washington Schools announced that six local school buses used for field trips and away games would be retrofitted with lap‐shoulder belts.