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Yaw, E. Eugene – 1972
The degree of uniformity among State laws requiring drivers to stop for school buses receiving or discharging children is not such that drivers could reasonably be expected to know these laws. Because of the wide variation of State laws and the inherent vulnerability of school children and of any vehicle stopping on a highway, there can be no…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Definitions, Equipment Standards, Identification
Craft, Nick – Child Care Information Exchange, 2003
Discusses the growing use of vans for transportation by child care centers and increasing concerns about van safety. Presents information on relevant federal legislation related to motor vehicle safety and the safety standards of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Recommends that child care programs replace retiring vans with…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Bus Transportation, Child Care, Child Safety
Farmer, Ernest – School Business Affairs, 1987
Successful school bus drivers bring much more than mechanical know-how to the job. They develop good rapport with students while acting to bring undesirable student behavior under control. Drivers must also show an interest in students' welfare and have a good sense of humor. (MLH)
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Behavior
Dudley, John – 1995
Each week the equivalent of fifty 48-passenger bus loads of students do not return to school because they have died. Created to foster successful responses to crisis situations, this book serves as a step by step reference guide for school administrators, counselors, and other faculty. Techniques are presented for dealing with: (1) murders; (2)…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Crisis Intervention, Grief
Governor's Highway Safety Program Office, Raleigh, NC. – 1975
One of four curriculum guides designed to aid teachers of grades K-9 in implementing a balanced, dynamic traffic safety program, this level A guide contains materials for teachers of grades K-1. Emphasis is on development of perceptual skills, especially in regard to pedestrian safety. Four units are included: Pedestrian Safety, Bicycle Safety,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Decision Making, Educational Objectives, Grade 1
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. – 1973
This traffic safety curriculum for second grade students provides directions and materials for approximately 132 activities. Intended to develop pedestrian perceptual skills and to train children in safe conduct on the school bus, in an auto and in the school environment, the curriculum features concepts and skills taught through activities from…
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Curriculum, Elementary School Students, Grade 2
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. – 1973
Intended to train fifth grade students in safe conduct on the school bus, on bicycles, in autos and in the school environment and to develop their perceptual skills as pedestrians amid traffic and under hazardous conditions at school, this curriculum provides directions and materials for approximately 130 safety learning activities. Safety…
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. – 1998
This document outlines measures to enhance the safe transportation of children to and from school. It reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is dedicated to the highest standards of safety in school buses, and it outlines some of the NHTSA guidelines, such as rollover protection, body-joint strength, seat belts,…
Descriptors: Bus Drivers, Bus Transportation, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Transportation Research Board. – 1989
While school buses transport more passengers per trip, the rate of occupant fatalities per mile driven for school buses is one-quarter that for passenger cars. Nevertheless, the public expects school districts and other school bus operators to take all reasonable precautions to protect children as they travel to and from school. Although a variety…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Bus Transportation, Design Requirements, Elementary Secondary Education
Comeau, Lee – School Business Affairs, 1988
The majority of school bus fatalities occur to children who must walk in front of the school bus upon discharge. Drivers must be educated about this startling fact and know which passengers are more susceptible to fatal accidents. Children must be taught safety precautions. (MLF)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Driver Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Education
Andrews, Pat – Thrust for Educational Leadership, 1987
Improvements in school bus construction and driver training have increased passenger safety significantly. Seat belts would be expensive to install and maintain and would decrease seating space; their use would be very difficult to enforce; and research has not clearly shown whether they add to or decrease bus safety. (PGD)
Descriptors: Driver Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Restraints (Vehicle Safety), School Buses
Shannon, James W., Jr. – American School Board Journal, 1983
Details the successes of a bus-driver-training program inaugurated in 1974 that is currently facing a loss of federal funds and outlines the efforts of a child psychiatrist in Vermont focusing on the need for bus drivers to maintain a positive environment among passengers. (JBM)
Descriptors: Driver Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Professional Training
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1990
This instructor's manual was designed to help graduates of the California Bus Driver Instructor Course provide effective instruction to school bus driver trainees. It contains enough material for 20-30 hours of classroom training. The information is organized in 12 instructional units that cover the following topics: introduction to the course;…
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Classroom Techniques, Driver Education, Instructional Materials
Mesa Public Schools, AZ. – 1977
One in a series designed to assist Arizona elementary and junior high school teachers in developing children's traffic skills, this curriculum guide for grade 5 deals with the how and why of traffic safety. Based on the introduction to highway safety rules and laws that students have mastered in grades K through 3, the program for grades 4 through…
Descriptors: Bicycling, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Decision Making Skills
Department of Transportation, Washington, DC. National Highway Safety Bureau. – 1974
A standardized and comprehensive school bus driver instructional program has been developed under contract with the Federal Government. The course has been organized to provide in one package a program for developing the minimum skills and knowledge needed by the school bus driver instructor, as well as those supplemental skills and knowledge…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Instructional Materials, Instructional Programs, Job Training
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