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Ohio School Bus Driver Saves Choking Student

Up-to-date safety training quickly put into action by a school bus driver ensured that one of her young student riders was alive to greet her the next day. 
  • Last modified on Thursday, 24 May 2018 19:22

Hurricane Season Looms But May Not Be as Bad as 2017

While weather models show a normal to above-normal Atlantic hurricane season is likely, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, student transporters along the coasts might receive somewhat of…
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School Bus Associations Respond to NTSB Recommendations

National school transportation industry associations issued both supporting and dissenting responses to a recent National Transportation Safety Board report examining two fatal school bus crashes. The report recommended, among other…
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Ohio School Bus Legend Sontag, Jr., Retiring in July

Not many people in their lifetime get to have an annual award named after them, but George Sontag, Jr., supervisor of transportation at Centerville City Schools in Ohio, has been honored that…
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NSTA Capitol Hill Testimony Reiterates FAST Act Importance

Former National School Transportation Association President Dale Krapf recommended that the House Transportation Committee direct the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to not move forward with implementing a hike in…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 23 May 2018 09:04

Lawyers Begin Circling N.J. Bus Crash, Comment on Liability

School Transportation News confirmed that attorneys are already representing some of the victims of the recent New Jersey school bus crash that killed one student and one teacher. 
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Extended School Bus Stop Arm Decreases Illegal Passing

Three school districts have found that extended stop arms help prevent motorists from illegally passing school buses that are stopped to pick up or drop off students.
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 May 2018 12:30

Alabama Student Honored for Stopping Drunk School Bus Driver

The Baldwin County Board of Education near Mobile, Ala, recognized a 16-year-old high school student for convincing his inebriated school bus driver to pull over to the side of the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 23 May 2018 11:30

Eruptions, Fumes from Hawaiian Volcano Disrupt Schools

Eruptions and fissures near the Kilauea Volcano produced conditions resulting in governmental alerts, school closures and school bus route modifications on the Big Island.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 23 May 2018 10:06