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Thomas Built Buses Unveils Nearly $12M Facility Expansion for C2

Members of the media received a tour this week of the Saf-T-Liner C2 plant, featuring new equipment and infrastructure to streamline operations, including updates that decrease paint time by more…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 18 June 2015 17:03

Ford Transit Provides Option Small Bus Manufacturer Demands

Modern society is built on the idea of choice. The ability to choose between multiple options that garner the best results is why companies provide a range of production lines.…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:44

Bus Contractor STA Raises Money for Cancer Care

Staff members of the Student Transportation of America, Inc. (STA) location in Weare, New Hampshire recently raised over $3,700 for the Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 17:10

New Head Start Proposal Seeks to Cut Transportation Red Tape

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced a proposed rule that would extend the Head Start calendar to a full school day and school year, requiring more collaboration than…
  • Last modified on Friday, 19 June 2015 11:40

NAPT Calling for Award Nominations

The National Association for Pupil Transportation is requesting nominations in six different categories for its 2015 awards.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 11 June 2015 09:24

Police: Texting Cause of Fatal Tenn. School Bus Crash

The Knoxville (Tennessee) Police Department said in a statement Friday that a school bus crash last December that killed two students and teacher’s aide from Knox County Schools was caused…
  • Last modified on Monday, 15 June 2015 11:44

House Defeats Amendment to Raise Vehicle Insurance Limits

Federal lawmakers defeated an amendment brought by Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-TX) to remove a provision from the House transportation appropriations bill that would have allowed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety…
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 June 2015 12:21

School Buses Exempt from Electronic Stability Controls Rule

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has exempted school buses from a recent mandate that all heavy trucks and large buses, including motor coaches, be fitted with electronic stability…
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 June 2015 12:23

Update: NY Lawmakers Step Up for Bus Safety

In order to safeguard New York children on school buses, state lawmakers have passed a series of bills that protect both students and bus drivers from unwanted passengers and hazardous…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 January 2016 15:23

Former Collins Bus Dealer Named VP at ASV

John Walsh’s first day on the job Monday overseeing all bus brands for Allied Specialty Vehicles included something familiar and yellow as well as green — Collins Bus and its…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 02 June 2015 18:24

NY School Bus Contractor Association Awards Top Drivers

Three school bus drivers have the opportunity to participate in this summer’s International School Bus Driver Safety Competition in Minneapolis after winning their respective divisions at the 44th Annual New…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 02 June 2015 16:23

Collaboration Needed to Improve Bus Behavior

There are many challenges that come with the job of driving a school bus, especially when students misbehave and cause distractions. A school bus company and elementary school in Palmer,…
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 June 2015 09:55

Retiring After a 45-Year-Long Ride

When Corrinne Norris started driving a school bus, Apollo 11 astronauts successfully landed on the moon, The Beatles released Abbey Road and Richard Nixon was sworn in as the 37th…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 June 2015 14:07