School bus safety is a joint effort

Friday, September 13, 2013

As students gather at bus stops across New Jersey for the new school year, it is important to stress that school bus safety is a top priority for the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC).

By requiring all school transportation vehicles to pass through a meticulous inspection process and drivers to meet specific, mandated state and federal standards, the MVC takes every step necessary to ensure that all of New Jersey’s 24,000 student transportation vehicles make the grade all year long.

But the MVC cannot do it alone. The MVC, New Jersey school districts and school bus companies must be strong partners to fully ensure student safety.

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