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Wheelchair safety standards on school buses

Transportation directors and fleet managers face increasing pressure to answer the question of wheelchair safety standards on their school buses.  Recent changes in the standards of wheelchair tie-down and occupant restraint systems (or WTORS) have added additional considerations to the safe transportation of passengers.  RESNA WC18 is the latest version of industry-accepted crashworthiness evaluation standards. Whether you are a district transportation executive or a parent of a standard that uses wheelchair transportation on buses, it is important to have someone to ask about the equipment necessary to follow these new standards. Read more