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Stopping for a School Bus

... Transportation Services of British Columbia , travel by school bus is statistically the safest method of ground transportation in ... is not so. Last January CTV News rode along in a Surrey school bus and recorded many drivers who did not even slow as they passed by ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/09/11 - 16:00 - 12 comments

Back to School 2019

... I live. Time to think about school zones and school bus safety for another year. It will be easy to obey the flashing red lights on the school bus, but I might have grown accustomed to not slowing down for the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/10/12 - 21:50 - 4 comments

Cognitive Testing of Older Drivers

... wish to be given the responsibility to drive a Semi. Or a school bus, full of kids? But I'll finish responding to Alan McPhee ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/06/22 - 12:00 - 16 comments

The School Year Begins Again

... safe. Finally, we'd better have a quick look at the school bus too. You may see flashing red lights , which we should all ... third of the bus roof. It's job is to help identify the school bus during bad weather or when stationary. The bus driver should use it ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/09/07 - 08:45 - 6 comments

READING - Seatbelts on the School Bus

... and only a few serious injuries suffered each year from school bus collisions in Canada. It is unclear whether seatbelts would provide ... buses? Reference Links: Strengthening School Bus Safety in Canada Indirect Effects of School Bus Seat Belt ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/04/13 - 11:04 - 0 comments

Staying On Your Side of the Road

... the old highway. A few months ago. I was following a school bus, doing the speed limit. My position was such I could not see what ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/06/18 - 17:00 - 12 comments

NEWS - School Buses Equipped with White Strobe Lamps

We could soon see white strobe lights mounted on the roof of school buses in B.C. Standards allow for a white strobe to be mounted on the center of the roof on the rear third of the vehicle. It is meant to provide increased visibility and may be o ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/05/24 - 12:04 - 0 comments

A Safe Trip to School

... this year for your neighbourhood is The Walking School Bus. Young children gather together and are escorted to school safely by ... dumb things? Submitted by E-mail I like the walking school bus idea. However, let's leave the parents out of it. One of the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/05/05 - 12:44 - 6 comments

RESEARCH - Seatbelts on the School Bus

... asked why school buses don't have seatbelts. The Alabama School Bus Seat Belt Pilot Project put seatbelts in school buses and studied ... the bus itself. Link: Read The Alabama School Bus Seat Belt Pilot Project (Research, Safety Equipment, ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:33 - 0 comments

Wear Your Seat Belt Properly

... was published if they would have looked at statistics on school bus accidents they would have seen that head-on collisions was not the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/07/04 - 05:01 - 2 comments

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