Selecting the Right Child Passenger Safety Restraint Systems for Safe School Transportation
Date: March 25, 2020
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Join your colleagues by webinar and/or telephone for a presentation and discussion with:
Kristen Urso, Southwest Regional Outreach Coordinator, PA Traffic Injury Prevention Project
Moderator: Shellie Harter, School Bus Safety Manager, PA Department of Transportation, Bureau of Driver Licensing
Webinar link and dial in number will be emailed prior to the event.
Intended Audience: School Transportation Personnel, Special Education Personnel and CPS Technicians
The presentation will provide information on the appropriate child safety restraint systems for all children who ride the school bus. Further discussion will illustrate how these safety devices enhance the protection provided by compartmentalization. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Charlie Vits has played a significant role in developing school bus seats with lap and shoulder belts as well as add-on, portable child restraints for school buses. He has contributed to industry training materials, including the Child Passenger Safety Restraint Systems on School Buses National Training and the Safe Ride News School Bus Safety Handbook.
- Discuss Pennsylvania laws and NHTSA recommendations concerning child passenger safety during school transportation.
- Discuss transporting infants, toddlers and pre-school age children in school buses and school vehicles.
- Describe the child restraint selection options for safe school transportation.
This Webinar has been pre-approved for 1 CPS CEU toward CPS recertification.
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