This educational site, formed through a collaboration of trade organizations (National Association of Pupil Transportation and National School Transportation Association, NASDPTS and the major school bus manufacturers), provides information to promote the safety and value of school buses.
This organization of public and private student transportation service providers is dedicated to operational safety and administrative efficiency of pupil transportation.
This organization of state transportation officials provides contact information for each state’s transportation director, position statements and other resources on its website.
This organization represents the legislatures in the states, territories and commonwealths of the U.S. to advance the effectiveness, independence and integrity of legislatures and to foster interstate cooperation and facilitate the exchange of information among legislatures.
This organization convenes delegates from each state every five years to maintain the student transportation industry’s voluntary set of guidelines. Its website, hosted by NASDPTS, includes a link to the National School Transportation Specification and Procedures document.
NHTSA’s school bus safety page provides information on school bus regulations, seat belts on school buses and bus stop safety.
The National Safety Council’s page on school bus safety provides safety tips for at the bus stop, around the bus stop, on the bus and getting on/off the bus.
This organization is the leading resource for school transportation solutions and is a membership organization for school bus contract-operators engaged primarily in transporting students to and from school and school-related activities.
Safe Ride News, a publisher of printed and online resources for the child passenger safety field, publishes materials that focus on the safety of preschoolers and children with disabilities on school buses.
Through a cooperative agreement with NHTSA, the American School Bus Council developed downloadable resources to help spread the word about school bus ridership—providing well-researched, up-to-date and accurate statistical information. These resources let communities know about the benefits of school bus ridership; informs communities about how to keep children safe in and around the school bus; and lets others know about the ways they can support the school bus in their community.