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Loshbough Inducted Into NAPT Hall of Fame

Bill Loshbough became the latest inductee into the NAPT Hall of Fame during a closing general session at the NAPT Summit in Kansas City on Tuesday.
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FMCSA: Deadline Postponed for Electronic Medical Files

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's impending deadline of Jan. 30, 2015 for implementing a new electronic medical file for commercial drivers must be pushed back, according to Charles Horan,…
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Kansas City District Honored for Adding CNG

Lee's Summit R-7 School District in Kansas City received the Outstanding CNG Fleet & Station Program from natural gas advocate NGVAmerica for implementing 106 of the alt-fuel school buses into…
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Ohio Girl Fatally Struck by Bus After School

A student in Youngstown, Ohio died yesterday after falling under the rear wheels of a school bus exiting her high school parking lot. This morning the Mahoning County Coroner’s Office…
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Seon Names Winners of 2014 Anti-Bullying Coloring Contest

Seon announced the winners of this year’s anti-bullying “A Bully-Free Zone” coloring contest at the NAPT Conference & Trade Show, which concluded yesterday in St. Louis. Held during National Bullying…
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NTSB Chair Asks ‘To Belt or Not to Belt?’ at Conference

On Monday Christopher A. Hart, the acting chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), discussed "To Belt or Not to Belt: That is the Question" at the NAPT Summit…
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America’s Best Crowns Competition Winners

Alabama won bragging rights in Kansas City this weekend as the state's representatives took the top spots in the 11th annual America's Best Training & Skills Challenge. Presented by the…
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Report: Transportation Affects Chronic Absenteeism

A new report from Upstream Public Health in Portland, Oregon, looks at the link between student health and chronic absenteeism in Oregon and the impact of various factors, including transportation,…
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Survey: Parents Want GPS Monitoring of Buses

The results of a new survey by Fleetmatics Group PLC show that parents would like more visibility into their children’s safety aboard the school bus, as well as more accountability…
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Bus Driver Plans Rally to Welcome Back Students

On Monday, Marysville School District bus driver Josie Powers thanked the 700-plus community members who turned out to support high school students as they returned to the site of an…
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New Guidance on Bullying of Special Needs Students

While Bullying Awareness Month brought this issue to the center stage in October, many school and transportation administrators may not know that bullying is a civil rights issue for students…
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Carnahan Remembered: 'Larger Than Life'

NAPT President Don Carnahan passed away due to massive heart attack on the night of Oct. 3. He was 75. The news came as a surprise to members of the …
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Fitting the Mold

Hands-on is how Kenny Mulder works and plays, and entirely in all the good ways. Whether it’s riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, serving at his church, playing hockey, being a devoted husband and…
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Trends in School Bus Seating

Today’s marketplace is sending signals on what’s to come in the next generation of school bus seating technology. The biggest trends — cited by seating suppliers and a recent School…
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