Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Precious Cargo: Keeping our school kids safe

Seven high school basketball players and a teacher were killed in one of Canada's worst school tragedies in January 2008 when the van carrying them home from a routine road trip collided with a transport truck near Bathurst, New Brunswick.

In May 2009, a provincial coroner's inquest into the accident revealed serious safety flaws with the way children travel to extracurricular school events, and recommended a series of changes by provincial governments across the country.

As a new school year begins, what, if any, changes have been made? Canwest News Service investigates.

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