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NHTSA NPRM Eyes Roof-Crush Standards for Motorcoaches

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed a new rule to enhance rollover structural integrity of motorcoaches and "over-the-road" buses in the event of a crash to improve roof strength.…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 August 2014 12:28

Utah’s Schmutz-Harden Receives Grandolfo Award at STN EXPO

Launi Schmutz-Harden, the transportation administrator at Washington County School District in St. George, Utah, was the recipient of the 2014 Peter Grandolfo Memorial Award of Excellence last Tuesday at the…
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Sticker Shock

School districts are known for making purchasing decisions based on the lowest bid. Sometimes this philosophy comes back to haunt them. That’s why in August 2012, when Elk Island Catholic…
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Cooler Heads

It did not grab national headlines when a preschooler arrived home from school so lethargic and dehydrated he had to be carried from his bus to his doorstep, but it gripped his mother’s…
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Showing Restraint

A common theme runs through conversations about special needs transportation for Head Start through high school: Build on good community relationships that lead to successful mobility. The earlier the preparation, the…
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What You Really Want

There’s an old saying in the advertising business: When someone goes into a hardware store to buy a shovel, they don’t really want a shovel. What they really want is…
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Leading the Herd

In the Chinese Calendar, 2015 is the Year of the Sheep, yet engine and vehicle upgrades coming to the industry give customers no reason to be sheepish. And manufacturers are hoping customers will…
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The Trans Group Honored With NSTA's 'Go Yellow, Go Green' Award

The National School Transportation Association presented its “Go Yellow, Go Green” award to The Trans Group for  achievements in emission reductions and environmental sustainability during the association’s 50th Anniversary Annual…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 August 2014 12:57