• Austin School District Deploys Cameras to Stop Illegal Passing

    The Austin Independent School District conducted a pilot program in 2014 with cameras mounted on the buses recording an average of 60 violations per day.

    The school district conducted a pilot program two years ago with cameras mounted on the buses recording an average of 60 violations per day. Now, with the cameras deployed, the AISD Police Department will issue warnings during the opening 30 days to motorists who illegally pass a school bus with its stop arm extended.

  • Taking Stock of 2015

    "There is a strong public safety interest in ensuring that testing moves forward and that NHTSA has access to all test data," NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind said.

    One of the year's most significant enforcement developments occurred late in the year, in November: President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.

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  • Labor Department Centennial Video

    You would be amazed to learn what you never knew you never knew about the history of the U.S. Department of Labor. Spend just six minutes with this fantastic 2014 video, produced in conjunction with our centennial, to discover how the department was created, meet all the labor secretaries, get a glimpse of our legislative history, and appreciate the many and important things we do for workers across the nation.

  • School Bus Safety

    Lt. Ray Robinson and Trooper John McFarland of the Tennessee Highway Patrol discuss school bus safety inspections and also the critical incident response team’s response to serious school bus accidents in this new video from the highway patrol.

  • Cleaning the Jack Beal Murals in the Frances Perkins Building

    This U.S. Department of Labor video posted in June 2012 shows art restoration experts cleaning on large murals that have decorated the lobby of the DOL headquarters building in Washington, D.C., since the late 1970s. They depict the history of work in America up until that time.

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