FMCSA App Provides Safety Data on Bus Companies

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a new smartphone app called QCMobile that allows for more convenient access to currently available online safety performance information for interstate bus and…
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School Transportation News Named MAGGIE Award Finalist

School Transportation News magazine received word from the Western Publishing Association (WPA) that it is a MAGGIE Award finalist in the categories of Special Interest/Trade and Best News Story/Trade.
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AASA Names Lanoue Superintendent of the Year

Philip Lanoue, superintendent of the Clarke County School District in Athens, Georgia received the Superintendent of the Year award from the American Association of School Administrators at the National Conference…
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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…
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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.…
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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.
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.
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