2015 Winner: Abigail Folden, 8th Grader, Heritage Middle School
Volusia County Schools Student Transportation Services received exemplary reviews during the evaluation process and is the 7th district in the nation to win the award since 1996 from the National Association for Pupil Transportation.
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The nationwide safety record* for the 25 million children who do not ride school buses to and from school each day:
448 fatalities in passenger vehicles with a teenage driver
169 fatalities in passenger vehicles with an adult driver
131 fatalities to pedestrians
46 fatalities to bicyclists
The nationwide safety record* for the 25 million children who ride school buses to and from school each day.
5 passenger fatalities
15 pedestrian fatalities at school bus stops
With this information in mind,
How do you want your kids to get to and from school?
To learn more about school bus safety, and how you can help get more children on school buses, go to www.schoolbusinfo.org
*Source: National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences.