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Contractor Donates School Bus for Search and Rescue Training

School bus contractor First Student recently gave a retired school bus to the Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia. The center trains dogs in detection, such as locating explosives…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:15

Joe Leggett New VP of Sales at Collins

Collins Bus announced that Joe Leggett is taking on the role of vice president of sales. In this position, Leggett is be responsible for leading sales efforts around the U.S.…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 18:21

Thomas Built Buses Announces Platinum Support Dealer Program

Thomas Built Buses launched a new customer-focused, comprehensive service program to provide faster diagnosis of maintenance issues and improved turnaround time and quality of service.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 14:06

NASDPTS Kicks Off 2015 School Bus Illegal Passing Survey

The 5th Annual National Stop Arm Violation Count is underway and states are being called on to participate in recording the total number of motorists who illegally pass school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 11:57

ACT EXPO to Feature Dallas Propane, Biodiesel Program

Attendees at the ACT EXPO in Dallas this spring will learn how Dallas County Schools has saved an estimated $1.5 million annually in fuel costs with the use of 560…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 16:32

Sun State International Trucks Buys LBS South

LBS South has accepted an offer from Sun State International Trucks of Tampa to purchase its IC Bus distribution rights for the state of Florida and certain company assets, according…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 13:51

Paper Argues for Strategies to Prevent School Bus Dragging

It doesn't happen too often nationwide but often enough, especially of late, according to student transportation experts Kathy Furneaux and Peter Lawrence. "It" refers to "100-percent preventable" incidents where students…
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 March 2015 15:08

NOLA Plan Promotes Increased Student Transportation Safety

New Orleans City Council members today called for several improvements to school transportation safety including the implementation of a Safe Routes to School program and uniform safety standards for school…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 16:23

New Contract to Provide Summer Pay for Private Employees

First Student employees including bus drivers, monitors and technicians serving schools in Chatham County, Georgia, have ratified a contract that will now provide pay during the summer months. The contract…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 March 2015 09:30

Kansas State School Bus Unit Veteran Eyes Retirement

The Kansas State Department of Education announced that Wilma Crabtree will retire March 27, concluding 45-year, full-time career in public service with School Bus Safety Unit.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 16:58

Georgia Special Needs Transporter Wins TSD Video Contest

Rhonda Fiddler, a bus driver and special needs trainer at Cherokee County School District in Georgia, won the inaugural TSD Video Contest and receives an all-expenses-paid trip to the TSD…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 March 2015 09:10

Update: Owner of Hoglund Bus Dies in Car Crash

Holly Hoglund Klein, the president and owner of Hoglund Bus Company for the past four years, died Tuesday morning in a seven-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 94 and a mile…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 March 2015 09:47

Navistar Closer to Profitability, 1Q Results Show

Navistar reported a $42 million net loss earnings, or $0.52 per share, and $2.4 billion in first quarter revenue, a nearly a 10-percent increase over the revenue posted during the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:54