Revisiting Safety Standards in Buses

Many have called for a review of safety standards for both trucks and buses in light of the tragic crash between a Fed Ex truck and a charter bus that killed 10 people in Northern California earlier this month. While the National Traffic and Safety Board (NTSB) has pushed for “seatbelts, emergency exits and fire-safety… Learn More »

Another Good Reason To Buckle Up

Aside from the well proven safety benefits of wearing a seat belt, there is another upside as well. In the unlikely event that you are involved in an auto accident that is not your fault, you will inevitably be involved in negotiations with an insurance company for compensation for your injuries. Whether you were buckled… Learn More »

Seat belt use in 2008

Oregon, Washington and California all achieved rates of 90 percent or higher on a seat belt use probability-based observational survey carried out using criteria set by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The surveys were used in all 50 states and they showed that in states with higher penalties and stronger laws on seat belt… Learn More »