Dallas County Schools to Close, School Bus Service Unchanged for Now

Dallas-area schools are telling parents and students as well as transportation employees that service will remain unchanged for the remainder of the school year following voters approving the dissolution of the 171-year-old government agency that operated school buses in the county.

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NASDPTS Discusses Proper Oversight of School Bus Drivers

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services hosted a Sunday afternoon roundtable conversation on how to address "fake news" published by the media amid a very real issue of school bus drivers who perhaps shouldn't be.

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Webinar Presents a New Lease on School Bus Replacement

Leasing is a key ingredient in a formula for satisfying the fiscal appetites of school districts struggling to keep their fleets current in a time of continuing financial hardship, according to an industry analyst during a recent STN Webinar.

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N.Y. Attorney General Targets School Buses Running Red Lights

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he aims to close a loophole in state law that doesn’t require school bus contractors to report their drivers’ red-light infractions to the DMV, while the state’s school bus contractors association responded that the companies are unfairly under attack.

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Bendix Developing 'Rollaway' Parking Interlocks for Buses

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems announced plans at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta to introduce a feature that automatically prevents vehicle rollaway in the event of a failure to properly set parking brakes.

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