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Random Act of Kindness Backfires

Mom always warned us about not taking candy from strangers. But, unfortunately, sometimes accepting someone’s nice gesture just isn’t worth it, either.
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 February 2016 13:33

Tragedies Involving Bus Drivers, Principal Hit Home

The past week has been an extremely difficult one for the school bus community, as two bus drivers died following crashes and a school principal was killed after being struck…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 04 February 2016 09:21

Taking a Clear Picture: Bus Video Maintenance

School district transportation director discusses the importance of including bus video systems as a regular maintenance item.
  • Last modified on Friday, 29 January 2016 15:28

Roundup: School Bus Crashes Spike

The initial scene in Boston was chaotic after a white sedan clipped a school bus full of children, parents scrambling to determine the level of damage done to the youngsters.…
  • Last modified on Friday, 29 January 2016 15:45

Are Illegal Passing Cameras Coming to Arizona?

Red light cameras didn’t work out too well in Tucson, Arizona. As Patrick McNamara of the Arizona Daily Star writes, voters in the Old Pueblo made it loud and clear…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 28 January 2016 16:07

Public Sector Maintenance-Cost Analysis

In the February issue of School Transportation News magazine, Technical Editor Robert T. Pudlewski provides four basic requirements for cost-effective maintenance and breaks down the average total maintenance costs based…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 January 2016 13:32

Seat Belts: The Laws of Physics Have Not Changed…

The question of seat belts on school buses is about as political a topic transportation professionals can engage in. Yet, many of the positions against seat belts on large school…
  • Last modified on Monday, 04 January 2016 06:12

Roundup: Lies and Scrooges, No More Snow Days and More

A Virginia bus driver who claimed her young daughter suffered terminal cancer to gain sympathy and more than $3,000 in cash and gifts from co-workers was sentenced to serve three months…
  • Last modified on Monday, 28 December 2015 15:50