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Goodbye Mr. Al and Thank You

Earlier this week, we talked about how operations honor retiring drivers. We received one comment that we couldn't let go unread. Congratulations Al and thank you for all the safe…
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Let's Go to the Replay ...

A Tennessee school bus driver has been cited in a school bus crash the injured several students, VolunteerTV.com reports. None of the seven students that were taken to the hospital…
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District Drops CNG, Says Diesel Will Save

Three years ago the Tucson Unified School District invested heavily in CNG-powered school buses, now the school district is change its tack with an $3 million diesel school bus order,…
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Honoring the Drivers and Philosophy

As we spring on towards summer and the end of another school year, consider how you honor your school bus drivers.
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The Mystery of 2010: SCR vs. EGR

This week, both Thomas and IC Bus offer takes on the 2010 emissions regulations coming. In a story that appears elsewhere IC's marketing director argues its EGR solution is better…
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'I think we're all in this recession together'

From our Nation's Press: Totman Enterprises, the contractor that serves schools in Marshfiled, Mass., turned down pay raises for its 25 employees in order to reduce its contract price by…
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RIP: School Bus Artist Tom Kennedy

Tom Kennedy, the San Francisco-based artist/activist and father of Topsy Turvy, drowned over the weekend in San Francisco. Topsy Turvy (shown right) was a piece of school bus protest art…
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Troopers Impressed by Seating Chart After Crash

Missouri state troopers were impressed by what they found after a non-fatal school bus crash last week: a seating chart that put each kid to a seat. Sgt. Dale Moreland…
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Collins Announces Hybrid-Electric Type A

With an announced partnership between Collins Bus Corporation and Azure Dynamics, the first-ever Ford-certified Type-A hybrid-electric school bus is bound for roads. Designs for the vehicle promise a fuel economy…
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'It's Not the Way to Handle Things'

The father of a four-year-old special needs student who was allegedly molested by a school bus aide is irate.
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