28 Oct '14, 10pm

Latest News: Districts, Contractors Celebrate School Bus Safety Week

Latest News: Districts, Contractors Celebrate School Bus Safety Week

National School Bus Safety Week wrapped up last Friday. Many school districts and bus companies across the United States and Canada observed the week in different ways, all while emphasizing safety. Contractor All-Star Transportation took part in a bus crash drill (pictured, above) held at Seymour Middle School in Seymour, Connecticut. The drill involved local emergency personnel responding to a simulated rollover crash, with the bus landing on top of another vehicle. The bus was provided by All-Star. “It’s important for you to see the process. This is your opportunity to see what they’re doing so you can know what you should be doing,” Principal Bernadette Hamad told students before the drill. Students were then able to watch behind barriers as emergency personnel responded to the scene. A fire chief, who described what was happening at the scene, reiterated that although...

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