Md. Bill Would Require Roadside School Bus Inspections

Most county transportation directors oppose a new state bill currently in the Senate that would require public school buses to comply with all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for maintenance, repair and inspections because they said it is unnecessary and a waste of taxpayer money.

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NY School Bus Contractors Recognize State Senator

The New York School Bus Contractors Association recognized state Sen. Jeff Klein as legislator of the year for advocating for bills that would increase penalties for motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses and exempt private school bus companies from paying sales tax on school bus and equipment purchases.

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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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CHP Talks Paul Lee School Bus Safety Bill

STN recently conducted a question-and-answer session with the California Highway Patrol, which is in charge of the development of regulations on the child-check technology that must be added to all California school buses by 2018, per the Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law.