At SafeGuard4Kids.com we hear a LOT of excuses against the use of seat belts on school buses. One of those excuses is that seat belts will be used as a weapon; that mean kids will swing them and strike other children. Let’s look at the reality. Or better yet, the next time you’re in your… Continue reading.
Monthly Archives: October 2014
Seat belts on school buses do not slow evacuations
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.
Reduce bullying with seat belts on school buses
We all know that seat belts save lives and reduce injuries, but when you add them to a school bus, they can make a world of difference in behavior. If your child is being bullied on their bus, or if you’re a driver or transportation director dealing with the issue, lap-shoulder belts, along with assigned… Continue reading.