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School officials brace for bus brake recall

From eSchool News staff and wire service reports
October 1st, 2000

In the aftermath of the late August recall of an electronic-control braking component in some 300,000 school buses, district transportation officials have had to grapple with safety concerns and parental fears.

"Our school bus technicians and drivers are erring on the side of safety," said John Green, supervisor for the California Department of Education's Office of School Transportation. "School districts have been very proactive in this area. They are handling the

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  • School officials brace for bus brake recall

    eSchool News staff
    October 1st, 2000

    In the aftermath of the late August recall of a vital braking component in some 300,000 school buses, district transportation officials have had to address safety concerns and parental fears.

    "Our school bus technicians and drivers are erring on the side of safety," said John Green, supervisor for the California Department of Education's Office of School Transportation. "School districts have been very proactive in this area. They are handling the situation well, and no one has panicked."

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