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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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Sharp Eye? Help a Fellow School Bus Mechanic/Blogger

School mechanic and blogger John Wheelan turns to readers this week for advice. He's just removed the front end of a Thomas HDX Pusher because the bus wanders when the…
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'Spare the Ride and Spoil the Child'

Last year, Krista Ramsey over at the Cincinnati Enquirer discovered something the school transportation industry has been talking about for a while: the school bus is good for kids, good…
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Headlines: Savings, Double Deckers, Moon Shine

A Florida district is set to save $11 million by changing how it runs its buses. A school in Ontario looks to red, London-style double decker buses to solve budget…
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We Recommend: Free Driver's Lounge Art

Those who don't receive Trans Consult Dick Fischer's School Bus Safety News emails should. In one of his most recent emails, Fischer shares this poster and the reminder that "Not…
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EPA Webinar on Stimulus Money for Diesel Emissions

You already attended STN's first Webinar on how to get money for diesel emissions reductions (or if you missed it, you at least downloaded the presentations at our archive), now…
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