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Lightning rods spark another idea

Around 40 years into the family-owned Independent Protection Company, Henry Cripe’s son Earnest hit on the idea of an expandable roof for the company vehicles to give his installers more standing room.

Differences and standards prescribe retrofit options

My last column [BUSRide, January-February 2010, Risk Management] focused on the decision many operators could soon face with regard to retrofitting seatbelts to the existing fleet. Such a decision will ultimately come down to several factors that include cost, restraint capabilities, customer demand and risk.