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Tom Gill Named New President of Seon

Safe Fleet, parent company of video surveillance equipment provider Seon, announced today that Tom Gill will be Seon’s new president, effective Dec. 31.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 16:41

Two Teenagers Struck at Bus Stops, One Fatally

While the outcomes of two separate pedestrian accidents at school bus stops this week were different, the circumstances and setting bore certain similarities. Both teens were hit by motorists who…
  • Last modified on Monday, 22 December 2014 14:56

Safe Routes Webinar Links Transportation, Absenteeism

A webinar hosted yesterday by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership explored some of the connections between transportation and chronic absenteeism.
  • Last modified on Monday, 29 December 2014 13:38

Indiana Districts Facing Busing Cuts

Despite a new law in Indiana known as the “Tax Cap Fix,” school leaders report their districts are still struggling financially and are once again eyeing transportation cuts. Many leaders…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:34

Maine Court Upholds Conviction for Violator

The sheer number of pedestrian accidents in school bus loading and unloading zones, some fatal, shows many motorists are either indifferent or uninformed about school bus stop laws. While those…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:35

FMCSA: New Rulemaking Committee for CDL Training

In a Federal Register notice, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is calling for comment on recommendations for membership to a negotiated rulemaking committee on minimum training requirements for entry-level…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:36

Former Transportation Director is New EDULOG VP

John Lyles, a veteran student transporter, is now the new vice president of business development and sales at Education Logistics (EDULOG)
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:51

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…
  • Last modified on Monday, 29 December 2014 13:43

School Bus Drivers Honored for Heroism in Fires

Despite three serious school bus fires occuring in the past two weeks, two in Texas and one in Florida, there was no loss of life thanks to the widely reported…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:37

Bendix Named 2014 Blue Bird Supplier of the Year

Blue Bird singled out Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems for superior performance and commitment to innovation in awarding the safey and braking systems manufacturer with the Blue Bird Corporation 2014 Supplier…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 08:57

FMCSA Seeks Input on Increasing Insurance Coverage

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain comments from the public, liability insurance providers, motor carriers, brokers and freight forwarders…
  • Last modified on Monday, 29 December 2014 13:44

Student Transportation Legal Expert to Retire

Peggy A. Burns, Esq., the legal go-to in the school bus industry for the past two decades, announced her retirement effective at the end of 2015.
  • Last modified on Monday, 29 December 2014 13:45