Safe Kids School Bus Safety
Riding the school bus for the first time is a big step for your child. Help your kids get a gold star in school bus safety by following these tips.
NHTSA - Back to School: Keeping Children Safe
Once again this year, back to school looks a bit different. While more students are headed back to the classroom than last school year, virtual learning is still an option for some. Either way, at some point during the day, children will be on or near a road, and keeping them safe should always be top-of-mind.
NSC - Buses Safest Transportation for School Children
Some 25 million students nationwide begin and end their day with a trip on a school bus. Designed for safety, with flashing lights, giant mirrors, stop-sign arms and that bright yellow color, students are 70 times more likely to get to school safely when taking a school bus instead of traveling by car, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Consumer Notice - Street Safety
There’s a good reason school zones have a 20 mph speed limit. Research shows that children are unable to properly judge the speed and distance of an approaching vehicle that’s going faster than 20 mph until they’re about 10 years old.
NST Law - Car & Bus Safety
Children are precious cargo and should be treated as such at all times. In the context of motor vehicles, responsibility primarily lies with adults to ensure children stay harm-free. Specifically, parents, family members, teachers, and school bus drivers can take steps to prevent children from suffering motor vehicle related injuries.