All in the Family

You probably won’t see any school buses on the highways of New York that bear the Trans Group name. But that’s because the New York-based contractor company wants it that…
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Michigan Senator Introduces Illegal Passing Bill

Michigan state Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. introduced a bill last month that seeks to amend the Michigan Vehicle code to increase penalties for motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses.
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Historic Flooding in South Carolina Shuts Down the State

In what officials are calling the worst flooding in a thousand years, large sections of South Carolina are still under water after Hurricane Joaquin swept through the state with devastating…
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Through the Cloud, tablets and various apps have revolutionized communication in every industry, including student transportation, these technologies have truly upped the ante for safely transporting the most vulnerable students,…
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Pennsylvania Bus Contractor Website Targets Parents

The Pennsylvania School Bus Association launched a redesigned website that it said reflects the group's brand new look and mission, which includes outreach to the general public and, specifically, parents…
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Continental to Supply IC Bus with Low Rolling Resistance Tires

The new year will see all IC Bus models equipped with low-rolling resistance tires from Continental Tire as standard equipment. The tires comply with the new EPA greenhouse gas emissions…
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Extended Stop Arm Pilot Program Shows Fewer Violations

The counties of Cabell, Greenbrier and Kanawha in West Virginia recently completed a pilot program involving extended school bus stop arms in order to determine whether these showed a decrease…
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Kern County Opens CNG Station to Benefit Public

To further combat the long standing problem of poor air quality in the area, the Kern County Superintendent of Schools (KCSOS) upgraded its CNG station by doubling its size, as…
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Propane Council Donates $30K for Classroom Supplies

The Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) has started a campaign to bring awareness to the benefits of propane transportation. PERC is partnering with former First Daughter Jenna Bush Hager…
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Cummins Westport Engine Earns Accolades from CARB

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has endorsed the Cummins Westport 100 natural gas-fueled 8.9-liter ISL G engine as “near zero emission” of nitrogen oxides with only 0.02 grams per…
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A recent study by Ericsson ConsumerLab found that “communication continues to be the dominant activity on smartphones.” It’s just that the ways of communicating have changed, a move from voice…
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CARB OKs Biodiesel as NOx Reducer

The California Air Resources Board approved the use of biodiesel to lower nitrogen oxide emissions as part of its revised Low Carbon Fuels Standard.
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NYAPT Pushes Again for Stop-Arm Camera Law Passage

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) is preparing “the cleanest bill possible” for lawmakers to vote on when they return in January after the bill to install stop-arm…
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