Des Moines, Iowa Chosen to Host Next NCST

The industry is setting up fort in Iowa's capital city weeks after NASDPTS called for proposals to find a new home for the National Congress on School Transportation, which celebrates its 75th anniversary next May.

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Contractor Unveils Winning Bus Safety Posters

National Express Corporation named the four students who won the company's 2014 Safety Poster Contest that highlights the diligent work performed each day by not only the company's school bus drivers but all those across North America. NEC is the owner of Durham School Services and Petermann in the U.S. as well as Stock Transportation in Canada.

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TSA's First Observer Program Returns

The Transportation Security Administration has relaunched the First Observer program after the counter-terrorism training and reporting tool for commercial drivers went on hiatus for the better part of two years.

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Texas Bill May Prohibit Student Crossings to Bus Stops

Rep. Oscar Longoria introduced a bill designed to increase student safety at school bus stops, but some local school districts are worried it could drastically increase operating costs without a change to the state's transportation funding program.

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