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NOLA Plan Promotes Increased Student Transportation Safety

New Orleans City Council members today called for several improvements to school transportation safety including the implementation of a Safe Routes to School program and uniform safety standards for school…
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New Contract to Provide Summer Pay for Private Employees

First Student employees including bus drivers, monitors and technicians serving schools in Chatham County, Georgia, have ratified a contract that will now provide pay during the summer months. The contract…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 March 2015 09:30

Kansas State School Bus Unit Veteran Eyes Retirement

The Kansas State Department of Education announced that Wilma Crabtree will retire March 27, concluding 45-year, full-time career in public service with School Bus Safety Unit.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 16:58

Georgia Special Needs Transporter Wins TSD Video Contest

Rhonda Fiddler, a bus driver and special needs trainer at Cherokee County School District in Georgia, won the inaugural TSD Video Contest and receives an all-expenses-paid trip to the TSD…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 March 2015 09:10

Update: Owner of Hoglund Bus Dies in Car Crash

Holly Hoglund Klein, the president and owner of Hoglund Bus Company for the past four years, died Tuesday morning in a seven-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 94 and a mile…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 March 2015 09:47

Navistar Closer to Profitability, 1Q Results Show

Navistar reported a $42 million net loss earnings, or $0.52 per share, and $2.4 billion in first quarter revenue, a nearly a 10-percent increase over the revenue posted during the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:54

Report: Filtration System Reduces Pollutants Inside the Bus

A recent study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health concluded that a filtration system designed especially for use in school buses can diminish on-board pollutants by…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:39

New York: Illegal Bus Passing Declines But Still A Problem

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation estimated that more than 10,000 motorists illegally pass stopped school buses each day, according to figures reported during a one-day count held on…
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Tucson, Arizona District Investigates Bus Fires

Earlier this month, an empty bus from the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) caught fire. In a recent statement, the district emphasized a continuing investigation as well as the safety…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 February 2015 17:44

National Congress Cancels Innovations Committee

While online registration is open for the National Congress on School Transportation in Des Moines, Iowa in May, a new committee that was to consider technological innovations has been tabled.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 February 2015 12:42

IC Bus Propane Option Available for Order

IC Bus announced Monday that customers can now order the propane-powered CE Series. This model comes with an 8.8-liter engine by Power Solutions International (PSI).
  • Last modified on Monday, 09 March 2015 11:38

NSC Stands Up for OSHA Program Targeting Workplace Falls

The National Safety Council is supporting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's third-annual Fall Safety Stand-Down scheduled for May 4-15 to bring greater attention to workplace safety.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 10:20

Blue Bird Publicly Traded on NASDAQ Following Acquisition

NASDAQ trading opened Wednesday with a new kid on the block called "BLBD." That's the ticker symbol of Blue Bird Corporation after the stockholders of Hennessy Capital Acquisition approved on Tuesday…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 07:19