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NASDPTS 2014 Stop-Arm Survey Tracks 76,000 Illegal Passing Incidents

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services released the results of its Fourth Annual National Stop-Arm Violation Count today, and while numbers appear to be down, survey…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:22

New PERC Website Designed to Be 'One-Stop Shop'

The Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) recently launched propane.com, a new, consolidated website with information about propane safety and news on propane-powered technologies.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 February 2015 15:47

Natural Gas Vehicle Advocate Unveils New Website

Natural Gas Vehicles for America has launched a redesigned website at NGVAmerica.org to improve access and usability in providing updated news and information regarding the alternative fuel.
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 August 2014 12:27

Dorsey Keynote Speech Wows at STN EXPO

Generational expert Jason Dorsey entertained audiences at STN EXPO during his keynote speech with humorous cracks at intergenerational differences and tips on how to make these differences work, while also…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 August 2014 12:27

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…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 August 2014 12:29

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…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 October 2014 16:04

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…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 October 2014 16:28

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…
  • Last modified on Saturday, 18 October 2014 15:00