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New Texas Law Requires 3-Point Seat Belts By September

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law on Thursday legislation that will require all school districts to purchase new school buses equipped with lap-shoulder seat belts as of this coming…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 15:38

S.C. Governor Vetoes Funding to Replace Oldest School Buses

Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed several items in the General Assembly's approved budget, including a provision allocating $28.9 million to start replacing decades-old school buses that give the state the infamy…
  • Last modified on Friday, 16 June 2017 10:37

Dallas Schools Seek Student Transportation Alternatives Amid Controversy

Many problems faced by student transportation providers, especially in private enterprise, are market driven. But some involve safety, on-time percentages and failure to fulfill contractual obligations. Then there’s Dallas County Schools.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 22 June 2017 09:40

Lee Parents Reach $23.5M Settlement in School Bus Death

The parents of Hun Joon “Paul” Lee settled with a local Whittier, California school bus contractor for $23.5 million as a result of the 19-year-old student's death onboard his school…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 June 2017 14:15

eBook Chronicles Aftermath of Fatal Minn. School Bus Crash

A new memoir by Kari Hoglund Kounkel on the events surrounding a 1997 school bus tragedy in Monticello, Minnesota provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the impact, not only on the community…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 June 2017 09:59