Description: On Tuesday, January 22, 2012 and February 26, 2012, at 2 p.m. ET, The TASA Group, Inc., in conjunction with transportation and traffic engineering expert Carl Berkowitz, will present a free, one hour, interactive webinar on the nation’s most important safety topic, Student Safety Door to Door, for all legal professionals.
For more than 20 million youngsters, each day begins and ends with a trip on a bus. In addition, 10 percent of all K to 8th graders walk or bicycle to school. Other students are driven to and from school. The greatest risks to student occur not only while riding the bus, but also while walking to and from school and walking to and from the school bus or auto drop off. The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of student safety while being transported from home to and from school.
During the webinar, the presenter will discuss creating a safe student travel environment. The key topics to be covered include:
Part One Program: Traveling to schoo; lSafe walking to school; Designing loading and unloading areas; Route selection; Safe pickup and drop-off locations; Bus stop and off-site safety; School bus safety; Bus occupant safety
Part Two Program: Student safety management; Federal safety standards; Driver selection and training; Driver conditions; Safe school premises; Supervision; New technologies for safe travel; Accident investigation techniques