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Unique Schools – Serving Students With Special Needs

Recently members of the TSTG Planning Team were on hand to observe the Dismissal and Loading Procedures at two Toronto schools; Bloorview School and Beverly P.S.  These schools were selected as they cater uniquely to children with special needs.  This gave our staff the opportunity to visualize the important work they do and gave them […]

Securing Our Students

At times, extra equipment is required to keep your child secured safely on our smaller school buses.  Although Transport Canada has indicated that seat belts do not provide any further safety benefits on school buses the Toronto Boards do utilize them on our small school buses.  Part of the reason seat belts are used on […]

Why Don’t School Buses Have Seat Belts?

Crash tests and findings from Transport Canada demonstrate that, seat belts on school buses do not provide any significant safety benefit.

 

In a head-on collision, lap belts could actually increase the risk of head injuries. By holding the child’s pelvis firmly in place, the torso would whip forward; with the head striking the back of the […]