ERIC Number: ED107806
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Highway Safety Program Manual: Volume 17: Pupil Transportation Safety.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Volume 17 of the 10-volume Highway Safety Program Manual (which provides guidance to State and local governments on preferred highway safety practices) focuses on pupil transportation safety. The purpose and objectives of a pupil transportation safety program are outlined. Federal authority in the area of pupil transportation and policies regarding such a program are explained. Program development and operations (State and local administration, identification and equipment, operation, driver training, licensing and the school bus driver, pupil instruction, and vehicle operation and maintenance) are presented. Criteria and procedures for program evaluation and operational reports are explained. Local government participation and funding criteria for 402 pupil transportation safety projects are outlined. Appendixes contain the Highway Safety Program Standard 17, Pupil Transportation Safety; A glossary of definitions; references; a list of representative projects; and a list of resource organizations. (NH)
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Guidelines, Local Government, Objectives, Policy, Program Evaluation, Reports, School Buses, State Government, State Programs, Student Transportation, Traffic Safety
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 5003-00174, $0.95)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.