The Ohio State Highway Patrol in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Education met with representatives from school bus manufacturing, transportation experts and state leaders. The group discussed safe cost effective ways to promote a safe environment for Ohio’s school bus drivers and students from spreading potential viruses like COVID-19. The updated School Bus Inspection Manual with the newly approved options can be located on the Patrol’s website.
The following are Approved Options as of June 15th:
- Hand Sanitizer pg. 11
- Solar Charger pg. 17
- Air Purification pg. 32
- Driver Protective Barrier pg. 35
- Exterior modular video cameras pg. 65
- Stop Arm Extension pg. 99