Passenger Crash Protection & Belts on Buses

The installation and use of seat belts in school buses have been a topic of discussion both within and outside the realm of school transportation for more than 40 years. NAPT has long been committed to doing everything we can to advance the discussion positively. Here is a chronological list of the public comments we have made about this topic over the last 13+ years. 

NEW: NAPT's May 2018 Statement on NTSB's School Bus Safety Special Investigation Report 

Click here for a list of states requiring lap belt or lap and shoulder belt systems for passengers in large school buses. Thank you to our friends and colleagues of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) for sharing this document.

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