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School Transportation Safety--Thinking Outside the Bus Meeting


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School Transportation Safety--Thinking Outside the Bus Meeting

Jeff Michael
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
10 November 2016


[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 218 (Thursday, November 10, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 79092-79093]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-27166]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2016-0112]


School Transportation Safety--Thinking Outside the Bus Meeting

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. 
Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is 
announcing a meeting that will be held in Washington, DC on December 1, 
2016 to explore the risk factors associated with pupil transportation 
and potential solutions to prevent school transportation-related 
crashes. The School Transportation Safety--Thinking Outside the Bus 
meeting will include presentations and discussions on a number of 
topics including trends in school transportation-related crashes; 
updates on lap/shoulder belts in school buses; pedestrians around the 
bus, illegal passing of school buses, school bus driver distraction; 
research on camera enforcement of stop arm violations; school bus 
vehicle technology and Moving Toward Zero--Reducing School 
Transportation-related fatalities. Attendance at the meeting is limited 
to invited participants because of space limitations of the DOT 
Conference Center. However, the meeting will be available for live 
public viewing on the NHTSA Web site (www.nhtsa.gov).

DATES: The meeting will be held on December 1, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 
3:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Media Center of the U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, 
DC 20590.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brian Chodrow, Telephone: 202-366-
9765; email address: brian.chodrow@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NHTSA will host a meeting to focus on ways 
to improve the safety of pupil transportation. The School 
Transportation Safety--Thinking Outside the Bus Meeting will begin with 
an introduction by NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind, followed

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by a discussion of the trends in pupil transportation crashes; updates 
on lap/shoulder seat belts in school buses, a risk panel concerning 
pedestrians around the school bus, and a discussion on school bus 
vehicle technology from school bus manufacturers. The meeting will 
conclude with a discussion on Moving Toward Zero--Reducing School 
Transportation-related fatalities.
    Invited participants will include representatives from a number of 
fields including the behavioral and engineering sciences, traffic and 
highway safety, and public health, as well as from diverse 
organizations including advocacy groups, industry, state government, 
and other Federal Agencies.
    NHTSA will facilitate sharing of important information regarding 
programs to improve the safety of pupil transportation. Saving lives by 
preventing traffic deaths is a top priority of this Administration.
    Workshop Procedures. NHTSA will conduct the meeting informally. 
Thus, technical rules of evidence will not apply. The meeting will 
consist of presentations and panels. Each panel will have two or three 
short presentations, a roundtable discussion among the panel members, 
and participant questions to be discussed by the panel members and 
other meeting participants.


    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 30182.

    Issued in Washington, DC on November 7, 2016.
Jeff Michael,
Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development.
[FR Doc. 2016-27166 Filed 11-9-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-59-P

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