ERIC Number: ED400597
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr-2
Reference Count: N/A
School Bus Safety Issues. Hearing on Examining Defective Handrails Which Have Been Found on School Buses across the Country, the Need for a School Bus Specific Commercial Drivers' License, and the Use of Public Transportation by Students, of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate. One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
The hearing was held to examine the following student-transportation safety issues: defective handrails on school buses; the need for a school-bus specific-commercial driver's license; and the use of public transportation by students. Senator Mike DeWine presided over the hearing. The document contains testimonies and prepared statements of participants; articles, publications, and letters; communications; questions and answers; and selected charts on school-bus safety. Participants included officials of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National School Transportation Association, the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, and the American Academy of Pediatrics; a county prosecuting attorney; and school-transportation consultants. (LMI)
Descriptors: Bus Drivers, Bus Transportation, Certification, Driver Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings, School Buses, Student Transportation, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Safety
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.