This morning, a report from Today Show national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen offered the strongest support yet from NHTSA president Mark Rosekind for seat belts on school buses. “Would safety belts make them safer?” Rosekind asked. “Absolutely.” Rosekind also promised NHTSA was working on new safety requirements to keep our kids safe in and around… Continue reading.
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Parents often wonder why there are no seat belts on school buses. This powerful, in-depth report ABC News did for Nightline asked the same question. This is a story parents need to watch.
When we try to educate people about what happens to kids inside a school bus when it rolls over, it’s an uphill battle. There is so much misinformation out there designed to make parents panic or think it could never happen to their child, but that’s what we’re here for at SafeGuard4Kids, to call out… Continue reading.
When ABC News investigated why lap-shoulder seat belts aren’t on school buses, they came to IMMI’s SafeGuard4Kids. As the only organization currently doing any real research in this area, IMMI lent our testing, engineering and safety expertise to help out. For years, opponents have voiced outdated and untrue excuses that have kept this vital safety equipment off most… Continue reading.
It’s probably the most common excuse we hear from people about putting seat belts on school buses: Seat belts will slow down evacuations. Imagine a bus full of children overturning. Without seat belts, they won’t stay in their seats. They’ll be tossed around the inside of the bus like clothes in a dryer. Depending on… Continue reading.