The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) establishes Federal motor vehicle safety standards to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries from motor vehicle crashes, including crashes involving school buses. NHTSA requires all new school buses to meet safety standards in addition to those that apply to all other passenger motor vehicles. These include requirements for improved emergency exits, roof structure, seating and fuel systems, and bus body joint integrity. NHTSA also works with each State on school bus safety and occupant protection programs. School bus safety is one of our highest priorities.
WHY? The basic design of the Large Yellow School Bus has not been changed since 1977. Families of accident victims, better informed parents, National PTA, and multiple physician groups are demanding improvements and seatbelts on school buses.
A new Department of Homeland Security intelligence bulletin warns it could be “impossible” to stop 3D-printed guns from being made, not to mention getting past security checkpoints.
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) introduced a bill today precluding members of Congress who commit felonies during or after their time in office from receiving federal pension benefits for their elected service. The Respecting the Institution of Congress Act is the first piece of legislation authored by the freshman Congresswoman and former United States Attorney.
One of the mainstream media journalists whose pursuit of the truth has been truly tenacious and nonpartisan is CBS News’ Sharyl Attkisson.
More whistleblowers will emerge shortly in the escalating Benghazi scandal, according to two former U.S. diplomats who spoke with PJ Media Monday afternoon.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has lifted a subpoena against retired U.S. ambassador Thomas Pickering after the Benghazi investigator agreed to a closed-door transcribed interview with lawmakers about the Sept. 11, 2012, attack at the U.S. post in Libya.
An investigation of the attacks on the American diplomatic mission and nearby annex in Benghazi, Libya, last year is looking at more than five potential suspects, a U.S. national security source said on Wednesday.
MULTIPLE WHITE HOUSE SCANDALS: ‘THAT SOUNDS FINE WITH ME’
Jose Holguin-Veras used to have a top-five list of the strangest donated items that inevitably appear in disaster areas once recovery begins: A king-size mattress that weighed 200 pounds, a load of Spanish flags, a case of Viagra, and a carnival-style tiger costume. But then Holguin-Veras, who has studied donations in dozens of post-disaster zones, says he found out about the truckload of sex toys delivered after Hurricane Charley in 2004. “I think that was the winner,” he says.
Several local groups want to take supplies and food to the victims of Monday’s tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. There are several ways you can help.
“The BMV is without sufficient information at this time to admit or deny the allegations regarding a systematic overcharge of Indiana drivers,” Deputy Attorney General Don Hostetler wrote. Hostetler wrote later that the state should be immune against the lawsuit under state law and that the statute of limitations has run out for plaintiffs.
Intending to draw a fuller, perhaps more negative portrait of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in early 2012, a lawyer for Mr. Zimmerman released new material on Thursday that depicted Mr. Martin as troubled at school and enamored of a “gangsta” culture.
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