Why do bus drivers wear safety vests? Mary Smith, supervisor of transportation for the district, said the vests help the staff be easily visible to motorists, especially in the early morning, late afternoon or evening.
How do you put a harness on a school bus?
What is a bus harness? A safety harness that is designed to be secured to the school bus seat by means of lap belts attached to the loading bar of a lap belt-ready seat and a top tether may comply with FMVSS No.
Is a bus harness a restraint? In 1999 the State of California recognized the safety benefit of passenger restraint systems for school bus occupants. Currently, California is the only state that has enacted legislation requiring lap/shoulder restraint systems on school buses.