School Bus Restraints for Small Children in Canada
Transport Canada, Motor Vehicle Safety Directorate
In an effort to assess the safety of preschool-aged children travelling in school buses, Transport Canada conducted tests to evaluate their safety if the bus is involved in a collision. The study has demonstrated that:
- Pre-school-aged children would benefit from being restrained in child restraints appropriate to their height and weight while travelling in a school bus.
- Older children continue to be well protected by school bus compartmentalization.
Table of Contents
- Study Objective
- Summary Of Findings
- Regulatory Consideration
- Test Methodology
- Data Recording And Analysis
- Conclusions And Summary
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