Roundup: A Strike Looms, Routes Canceled and More

Rockford school bus drivers have never gone on strike in the union's 31-year history, but union members and leaders say they're closer than they've ever been, and the outlook for…
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Ellen DeGeneres Rewards Heroic Md. School Bus Driver

Last month, we reported on Maryland school bus driver Renita Smith who safely evacuated all 20 of her students after a fire engulfed the vehicle.
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Roundup: Clowns, School Bus Misconduct and More

Florida never fails to amuse. This time it’s clowns. Yet, this is no laughing matter. Reports came out of Tampa of someone clad in big clown shoes and a yellow…
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Roundup: Impassioned Parents, Driver Salaries and More

A Maryland mother likes to bring a bit of wackiness to the school commute, dressing up in a variety of costumes to amuse the schoolkids on the bus. Candice Thompson has…
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The Cutest Example of School Bus Stop Safety

Many of us know sibling rivalry but also a love for our brothers and sisters. They are there to get our backs, and make sure we remain safe around the…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 22 September 2016 20:13

The Safety of the School Bus

The third week in October is School Bus Safety Week. As we all know, it’s a great time in the industry to take a second look at your passenger safety…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 12:06

Training All School Bus Techs Can Benefit From

In this day and age, you just can’t get enough training on the new systems integrated in new school buses. New school buses, literally, have more computing power than the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:43

Roundup: The School Year Begins

Life isn’t supposed to be easy. Makes it all worthwhile if there’s a bit a struggle, the reward at the end much more satisfying. School has started again and so…
  • Last modified on Monday, 22 August 2016 11:23

Could Technology Make Motorists #Brake4Buses?

Automatic emergency braking is an emerging technology in the automobile industry. Many auto manufacturers already provide customers with this safety feature. AEB is being phased in, and it's just a…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 10:40