A range of regulations and performance standards, based on scientific research and best practices, govern a Head Start program’s transportation services. Use these resources to guarantee that your program’s transportation system is following federal and state regulations.
Head Start Resources
Requirements for Program Transportation Services
Use this resource to better understand Head Start Program Performance Standards for transportation services.
ACF-IM-HS-14-04 Bus Transportation and Safety
Refer to this Information Memorandum to identify expected safety practices and resources.
National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services
Find key contacts in school transportation services, event information, and driver training resources.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Review relevant regulatory and safety information from the federal agency that oversees the nation’s commercial motor vehicles.
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
Keep up to date on transportation safety topics at the website of the federal agency whose mission is to reduce deaths, injuries, and economic losses from motor vehicle crashes.
Insurance Institute of Highway Safety
Explore child transportation safety information from an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing deaths, injuries, and property damage from motor vehicle crashes through research and evaluation and through education of consumers, policymakers, and safety professionals.
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Last Updated: July 29, 2022