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Raising Autism Awareness on the School Bus

With one in 68 children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the condition is evidently on the rise across the country. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 August 2015 10:09

NHTSA Asked to Study School-Bus Seat, Seat-Belt Integrity

The School Bus Manufacturers Technical Council has petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to determine if the structural integrity of the school bus seating and restraint system needs to…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 August 2015 10:14

NHTSA Meeting Revisits School Bus Seat Belts

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration invited association officials and student transportation professionals to an informal meeting July 23 titled “School Bus Occupant Protection: Taking Safety to a New Level.”…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 16:07

Utah School Bus Company Ordered to Cease Operations

The Federal Motor Carrier said Deseret Bus Service in Woods Cross, Utah must cease all intrastate and interstate operations for "repeatedly operating unsafe vehicles and for failing to comply with…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 17:16

Operating in a World Beyond the Black and White

RENO, Nev. — Current society cannot simply be viewed through a black and white lens since reality resides inside an obscured gray zone. Tackling problems in this vague in between…
  • Last modified on Monday, 03 August 2015 15:03

IC Bus First to Offer New Eaton Transmission Option

RENO, Nev. — Trish Reed said IC Bus is excited to be the first brand in the school bus industry to offer its customers the option of the new Eaton's…
  • Last modified on Friday, 31 July 2015 11:17

Directors Share Experiences Transitioning to Alt Fuels

RENO, Nev. — The conversion of a school bus fleet to alternative fuels from traditional fueling is never conventional, as the options with the most benefits vary region to region.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 10:06

Going Green with Refined Oil

RENO, Nev. — The school bus industry has moved “halfway across the bridge” to full compliance with new federal regulations on emissions, according to Bob Pudlewski, president of Fleet Opps…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 10:17

The Route to Resolving a Security Threat

RENO, Nev. — The priority of any first responder and community partner during a crisis is to minimize the loss of life and mitigate the pain of those affected.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 10:42

EXPO Kicks off With Safety-Focused Sessions

RENO, Nev. — As the 22nd annual STN EXPO kicked off Saturday at the Grand Sierra Resort, child safety came to the forefront with two pre-conference workshops, the NHTSA Child…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 11:12

New Website and Mobile App Allow Parents to Track Bus

Synovia Solutions has launched website and mobile app that will allow parents and school administrators to keep track of their child’s school bus. Here Comes the Bus provides real-time GPS…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 23 July 2015 19:36

Platt Named Chief Diversity Officer for Daimler Trucks N.A.

Former Thomas Built Buses president and CEO Kelley Platt’s new role with Daimler Trucks North America is that of ensuring "alignment of diversity and inclusion strategies with organizational goals," the…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 23 July 2015 16:05

Safe Fleet Launches Anti-Bullying Program

Safe Fleet, provider of safety solution, has launched “United Against Bullying,” a grant program and art contest to support schools and communities in combating bullying.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 21 July 2015 16:22

First Student Extends Contract to Fifth Decade

First Student announced it renewed its contract with San Francisco Unified School District to extend the long-standing relationship into its fifth decade.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 22 July 2015 12:10