Liability 201

Addressing Liability Concerns Related to Walking School Buses, Bike Trains, Remote Drop-Off and More

This webinar from January 16, 2014 discusses basic liability concepts and then delves into issues related to walking school buses, remote drop offs and bike trains.

Experts weigh in on the sometimes confusing topics of Safe Routes to School and liability. Speakers review basic liability concepts and then delve into the more detailed issues related to the implementation of walking school buses, bike trains and remote drop offs. Note: Our experts discuss liability situations and provide general legal information, but do not give legal advice. For legal advice on a specific situation, we recommend that you consult an attorney who is licensed to practice law in your state.


  • Sara Zimmerman, Technical Assistance Director, Safe Routes Partnership
  • Ben Winig, Senior Staff Attorney and Program Director, ChangeLab Solutions
  • Dave Cowan, Program Manager, Safe Routes Partnership
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