NJ School Bus Motion Sensor Bill Advances

An education panel in the New Jersey state assembly advanced Bill A-1455 on Monday, which intends to increase school bus safety by detecting the presence of students in the bus’…
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Driving Safety

In his 1997 book, “An Integrative Theory of Leadership,” social psychologist Dr. Martin Chemers writes that leaders are ultimately woven from the fibers of trust that a group has in…
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SafeStop App Adds School Bus Tracking in Five States

Some 30,000 parents in Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Oregon and Texas could soon have the ability to track when and where their children got on and off the school bus.
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Educating for the Future, Two Days at NASDPTS

Education was at the forefront of the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions of the 2015 NASDPTS Conference, while driving towards the future remained on the frontline of the 41st Annual NAPT…
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Collins Bus Launches New Type A on Ford Transit Chassis

Collins Bus unveiled its new Type A body on the Ford Transit chassis at the NAPT Summit Monday evening. It comes in both dual rear wheel and single rear configurations…
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Indianapolis, North Carolina Take Home America’s Best Trophies

Kirk Brooks of Tippecanoe School Corporation near Indianapolis was named the America’s Best School Bus Inspector and Dustin Wells of Pitt County Schools in North Carolina America’s Best School Bus…
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Health and Student Safety Headline NASDPTS Conference

Concerns about health, student safety and the environment dominated the Monday sessions of the 2015 NASDPTS Conference with numerous recommendations from a variety of agencies to improve current standards and…
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NHTSA Wants 3-Point Seat Belts on All Buses

Stopping short of announcing imminent rulemaking to usher in a national requirement for lap-shoulder seat belts in school buses, NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind shared a new federal policy position that…
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Promoting Respect on the School Bus

Bullying has been making headlines around the country, and it affects kids in and out of the classroom. When bullying occurs on the school bus, not only does it harm children,…
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Transfinder Goes Global, Opens Office in Shanghai

Transfinder Corp., which produces school bus routing and logistics software for more than 1,700 school districts in North America and the Caribbean, has opened its first international office in Shanghai,…
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Navistar: New Dealer Certification Proves Vehicle Uptime

IC Bus dealers are eligible to achieve certification for quality service and ‘uptime,’ parent company Navistar’s commitment to keep customer vehicles up and running.
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House Transportation Bill Requires Study of Insurance Limits

A $340 billion, six-year highway and transit bill passed Thursday includes an amendment to require the U.S. Department of Transportation to study minimum insurance levels required of motor carriers and…
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The Final Word on Seat Belts?

For months, the school bus industry has been abuzz about what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would do about three-point seat belts in school buses, and the verdict may…
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