Texas Recalls Groundbreaking Work on School Bus Propane

With more than 2,600 propane-autogas school buses in operation statewide and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared Texas Propane School Bus Week, which runs through this Friday, the Texas Railroad Commission and the propane industry celebrated a milestone.

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Registration Open, Contestant Packets Ready for Roadeo at TSD Conference

Registration for the 19th Annual National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo, to be held March 12, 2016, in conjunction with the TSD Conference & Trade Show, is officially open, and contestant packets are ready for registered teams.

The contestant packets are available for download on the Roadeo page of www.tsdconference.com to prepare teams for this friendly competition. Registered teams must download the four PDF documents BEFORE the Roadeo. The documents are “2016 Cover Sheet for Contestant Packet,” “Team Study Guides,” 2016 National Roadeo Student Profiles and “2016 National Roadeo Test.”

The Roadeo consists of driver-attendant teams, and there is no prerequisite* to enter. Register your team today. Those who wish to volunteer as a judge for the Roadeo can also register

*For state champion teams and challengers, please check with your state association for more information on availability.

For more information on the Roadeo and the TSD Conference & Trade Show, visit www.tsdconference.com.

19th Annual National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo
March 12, 2016

TSD Conference & Trade Show
March 11-16, 2016
Louisville, Kentucky

Five Things I’m Thankful For This Season

I’m a big believer in lists, and you'd better believe that I'm truly thankful for more than five things. But with respect to your valuable time at Thanksgiving, I found it relevant to share with all what I'm most thankful for about the student transportation industry, in particular.

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New Jersey Allows Medical Marijuana on School Buses

New Jersey is yet another state to diminish its prohibition of marijuana use, passing a law that allows parents to give their sick or disabled children medical marijuana at school without fear of breaking state law.

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Zonar Announces Winners of $50K Technology Grants

Zonar Systems awarded 11 school districts with up to $50,000 each in fleet management technology tools with the Don Carnahan Memorial Grant presented last week in partnership with the National Association for Pupil Transportation.

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