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School Bus Safety in Practice

The school transportation industry likes to regularly regale itself with the truly extraordinary safety record of yellow buses.
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Navistar Move Looks More and More Likely

In February, I spoke with a Navistar employee who indicated that the company had moved past difficulties in convincing local residents, and a school for children with autism, that relocating…
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Handcuffs for Sitting Too Slow?

I've visited the subject of overly eager school security before, and this time it is highlighted by the actions of a couple of Brooklyn cops who decided I'Mecca Pearson was…
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Sign of Things to Come in the Land of School Bus Purchases?

If the heavy-duty truck market is any indication, there could be a bit of a cloud break on the horizon for school bus manufacturers, according to a preliminary report released…
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Stick Up at the Bus Stop

The motto for the Richmond Public Schools transportation department in Virginia is "Safety is our First Priority!" But an incident that occurred last week at a bus stop shows you…
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A Deadly Reminder About 15-Passenger Vans

For years, the use of non-conforming, 15-passenger vans for home to school transportation has been one of the industry's biggest no-nos.
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Drivers Band Together to Help One of Their Own

School bus driver Jesse Gonzales is battling failing kidneys with the help of his fellow drivers at East Stroudsburg Area (Pa.) School District.
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The 'Big Easy' OKs Cameras to Catch Violators

The city of New Orleans recently passed an ordinance to allow the use of cameras on school buses to photograph vehicles that ignore the stop arm.
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How to Find Expansion in a Shrinking Economy

The economy remains in a state of apoplectic flux, no matter what financial experts might say. Far too many people, and school districts, continue along dire straits.
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SCR Aftertreatment Brought to Life

Our friend John Whelan at the blog site School Bus Mechanics discussed selective catalyst reduction technology in 2010 EPA compliant diesel engines with a link to a video that shows…
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