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Florida Woman, Sheriff's Office Target Illegal School Bus Passers

A viral video of a Florida woman cheering on sheriff’s deputies and admonishing over a dozen motorists caught illegally passing a stopped school bus illustrates the frustration of parents and…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 23:19

First-Ever Hawaii School Bus Safety Week Honors Heroes

Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed the first School Bus Safety Week proclamation in the state’s history last month. In doing so, he honored a local school bus driver for keeping…
  • Last modified on Friday, 16 November 2018 17:18

EPA to Propose New Standard on NOx Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will pursue a new rule to address heavy-duty truck and engine emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) that haven’t been updated in 20 years.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 15 November 2018 13:31

Webinar Offers Keys for Proper Fiscal Management of Fleets

Two consultants who have worked with school bus operations across the U.S. provided strategies for school district fleet improvement and optimization, during yesterday’s popular fleet management webinar.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:28

Agility Fuels Acquisition Expected to Drive New Solutions

The acquisition of Agility Fuel Solutions by Hexagon Composites ASA is expected by management to result in improved alternative fuel options for commercial vehicles, including school buses.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 11:14

Petition Demands School Bus Stop Safety Become Federal Law

A public petition created last month at petitions.whitehouse.gov in response to the children who were killed by illegally passing vehicles, needs a major shot in the arm over the coming weeks,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 11:25

School Bus Industry Addresses Illegal Passing Deaths

Multiple instances of students being hurt or killed by motorists driving near school bus stops or illegally passing school buses have made the national media, prompting a return to best…
  • Last modified on Monday, 12 November 2018 13:11

NCST Writing Committees Set, Seek Proposals for 2020

The National Congress on School Transportation Steering Committee announced that writing committees for the 2020 update to the National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures (NSTSP) are seeking proposals to make…
  • Last modified on Monday, 12 November 2018 10:57

Propane School Bus Funding Discussed Amid Hike in Calif. Sales Tax

ROUSH CleanTech hosted its third of three roadshows this week to showcase its new near-zero emissions, propane-powered school buses that are now available to school districts. Presentations were highlighted by…
  • Last modified on Friday, 09 November 2018 15:31

N.Y. School District Hosts Successful Bus Driver Open House

Mohonasen Central School District in New York hosted an open house at its new facility in an effort to combat the school bus driver shortage it and districts nationwide have…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 November 2018 09:16

Child Seats Easier to Use and Correctly are Safer Choices

KANSAS CITY — Dr. Joseph O’Neil, a pediatrician from Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University School of Medicine, discussed the dynamics of what is ultimately the best outcome for…
  • Last modified on Monday, 12 November 2018 09:03

Reducing Vehicle Fatalities to ‘Zero’ Discussed at NASDPTS

Pedestrian deaths are rising across the U.S., a fact punctuated during the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Meeting by the deaths of three students and…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 06 November 2018 09:48

NHTSA Urges Motorists to Stop for School Buses

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is responding to a rash of student fatalities and injuries this week at school bus stops, by urging motorists to pay more attention and…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 23:03