News Tagged With: bus-safety
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January 2, 2014

OCTA launches bus safety campaign

A series of videos, contests and social media messaging encourages riders to “Be a Safety Hero!” by watching four short bus safety videos and taking a quiz. Their responses are entered into a drawing that randomly awards one 30-day bus pass each week through Jan. 31.


August 13, 2013

New BusCon commercial debuts

The “Ralph Kramden” BusCon 2013 video series is a hit with record numbers of views. Make sure you get in on the fun and see the latest video as well as all the previously released videos.


September 5, 2012

LaHood calls on governors to meet new transit regs

Requires governors to strengthen and increase their oversight of public transit safety. Also requires that the FTA update the existing State Safety Oversight program to ensure that rail transit systems are meeting common-sense safety requirements and that the FTA adopt important new safety provisions for bus-only operators.


August 23, 2012

NJ Transit boosts bus security over terrorism concern

The "BusSafe" counterterrorism and criminal deterrence program consists of bus patrols and increased inspections at transit terminals, garages and high-volume boarding areas.


August 21, 2012

TTC driver calms riders while trapped by power line collapse

Was praised for keeping 29 passengers safely on her bus after a crane collapsed on the street, trapping the bus under a fallen pole and surrounding it with live electrical wires.


June 4, 2012

Chinese bus driver saves lives, loses own

Hometown of Hangzhou in eastern China has praised him as a hero and a role model.


May 29, 2012

Seon releases new outdoor HD bus camera

The CHW and the MX-HD is highly innovative, and the high-definition allows for utmost clarity and precision that no bus camera has delivered thus far, according to Seon.


May 17, 2012

FMCSA, partners conduct bus inspections

The sweeps in 13 states and the District of Columbia are part of FMCSA’s year-round effort to raise the bar for bus safety and protect bus passengers by taking unsafe operators off the road.


November 15, 2011

Despite rise in driver assaults, SEPTA skeptical about shield use

The transit agency is unsure whether shields provide enough protection to offset drivers' concerns about comfort and the ability to exit quickly in an emergency.


July 20, 2011

Greater Dayton RTA introduces 'Million Mile Club' for safe drivers

When hired, RTA operators receive 48 hours of classroom and on-the-road training. New paratransit operators get an additional 80 hours of training on the road. All operators at RTA also must take a one-day course in which they go through the paces of people with cognitive and physical disabilities.


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