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Senate Confirms Sumwalt as NTSB Chair

Aviation expert Robert Sumwalt assumes full leadership of the National Transportation Safety Board after the Senate confirmed his selection to officially succeed Christopher Hart.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 14:19

Family-Owned School Bus Contractor Receives Health Award

The Cigna Well-Being Award recognizes companies that “actively and positively impact the overall health and well-being of their population.” This year, one of the award recipients was Chicago-based school bus…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 07:42

School Bus Woes Follow Financial Struggles in Indiana

Late buses, school bus drivers unfamiliar with routes, and missing children on the first day of school prompted officials to close Muncie Community Schools in Indiana for the rest of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 04 August 2017 15:14

NASDPTS Releases Annual School Bus Illegal Passing Survey

Over a fifth of the nation’s school bus drivers reported nearly 78,000 incidents of motorists illegally passing stopped school buses during one-day counts earlier this year, equating to 14 million…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 17 August 2017 14:50

Experts Talk Proper Wheelchair Securement Following Incident

Special needs and securement experts weighed in on a troubling incident last year of an improperly restrained, wheelchair-bound special needs student falling to the floor of the school bus while…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 17 August 2017 14:51

STN EXPO Seeks Carrot, Stick for Bus Driver Retention

A roundtable of transportation experts from the public and private sector discussed the various challenges and solutions concerning driver shortages during last month's STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 10:51

N.C. Approves School Bus Stop-Arm Enforcement Program

A new law authorizes county school boards independently or under contract with a vendor to install stop-arm cameras on school buses to capture incidents of illegal passing and use the…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 August 2017 09:05

Report Discusses Transportation's Effect on Education Access

A February report by the Urban Institute Student Transportation Working Group examines the relationships between transportation availability and school attendance, as well as why certain schooling decisions are made by…
  • Last modified on Friday, 28 July 2017 08:44