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Bond Reduced for School Bus Driver in Chattanooga Crash Case

A Hamilton County, Tennessee, judge approved a bond reduction for Johnthony Walker after reviewing statements and evidence submitted on behalf of the former school bus driver accused of vehiclular homicide in…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 16:15

Interest in Wireless Data Technology Soars

Whether school districts and transportation contractors are on their first, second or even third-generation wireless system, demand for data from the school bus is likely to continue growing exponentially as…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 September 2017 16:25

Western Wildfires Put Damper on School Startup

A particularly harsh wildfire season this year has forced the postponement or closing of schools in the western U.S., with Washington, Oregon and Montana being heavily affected.
  • Last modified on Friday, 15 September 2017 16:41

District, Contractor Sued Over Alleged Rape on School Bus

The family of a teenage girl with special needs who was reportedly raped on a school bus by another student last year is suing the Riverside Unified School District and its…
  • Last modified on Friday, 15 September 2017 12:43

New School Bus Fuel Calculator Provides Real Operating Costs

School Transportation News collaborated with ACT Research to provide readers with an online tool that calculates real-world fuel, overall operating and ownership costs based on individual district or bus operator…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 14 September 2017 08:01

Feds Unveil Latest Automated Vehicle Guidance

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao released the latest suggested best-practices for implementing automated driving systems, with the goal of fully automated safety features such as highway autopilot being widely available…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 11:57

Watch: XQ Event Features Celebrities, Colorful School Bus

Actors, singers and celebrities lent their talent to the XQ “Super Schools” hour-long special that aired on all the major news channels and drew attention to improving American high schools.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 12:22

Tropical Storm Irma Leaves Florida for Georgia, S.C.

All schools in hurricane-lashed Florida are closed at least until Tuesday, while Georgia and South Carolina canceled classes as Tropical Storm Irma arrives.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 09:24