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Stop-Arm Programs Raise Awareness During Bus Safety Week

Three children were struck and injured by passing vehicles by their bus stops in the past two weeks, including a Florida boy who died last week. As “National School Bus…
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Contractor Lauds Drivers for School Bus Safety Week

School bus contractor Student Transportation Inc. kicked off National School Bus Safety Week celebrations a few days early as it honored nearly a dozen employees with induction into the company's…
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Micro Bird Plant Receives ISO Certification for Manufacturing

Micro Bird has obtained ISO 9002:2008 certification, signaling that the Type A manufacturer's 165,000 square-foot plant in Drummondville, Quebec meets new international standards for safety, quality and durability.
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EPA: $3M in School Bus Rebate Funds Available

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opened the period to submit applications for a total of $3 million made available through the 2014 School Bus Rebate Program. School district and…
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Legal Expert Explains Ruling on Boy Hurt in Bus Drill

A recent federal appeals court ruling has released the North Pocono School District in Pennsylvania from a lawsuit filed by the parents of a disabled boy who was hurt during…
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NGVAmerica Appoints Matthew Godlewski as President

Today Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVA) announced that Matthew Godlewski is the association’s new president. The decision by a leading natural gas association has garnered widespread support from both…
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Districts Take Part in International Walk to School Day

Motorists and school bus drivers alike may have noticed more schoolchildren walking yesterday morning than usual. October 8 was International Walk to School Day, and many districts throughout the U.S.…
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NAPT Endorses New Bus Leadership Training

The National Association for Pupil Transportation is backing new training from the School Bus Safety Company that explains why vehicle accidents happen and how in industry leaders can help prevent…
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Expert Warns of Rise in School Bus Trespassing

Recent news reports show that the problem of parents trespassing on school buses has become relatively common — bearing out what presenters Denny Coughlin of School Bus Training Company and…
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'Massive Heart Attack' Claims Life of NAPT President

The school bus industry awoke Saturday to the startling news that industry veteran, mentor and current National Association for Pupil Transportation President Don Carnahan died Friday night from what a…
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Anti-Bullying Coloring Contest Targets 'Happy Bus'

Seon is celebrating National Bullying Prevention Month by launching a new student coloring book contest titled "The Happy Bus: A Bully-free Zone." In its inaugural contest last year, Seon received…
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ACT Expo Goes Electric in 2015

A new alliance between the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo and the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) underlines the rising interest in adding zero-emissions vehicles to fleets, according to event…
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