NYSBCA to Hold School Bus Demonstration Day

The New York School Bus Contractors Association (NYSBCA) will be having a School Bus Safety Demonstration Day in collaboration with the Suffolk Region PTA on March 25.
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Accuride Increases Brake Slack Adjuster Warranty

Accuride announced that it has extended its warranty on Gunite Automatic Slack Adjusters for school buses to cover four years or 400,000 miles as a result of improved manufacturing processes.
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Safe Routes Announces New Executive Director

Cassandra Isidro will be taking the reins of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership as executive director effective April 6, the organization announced.
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FMCSA App Provides Safety Data on Bus Companies

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a new smartphone app called QCMobile that allows for more convenient access to currently available online safety performance information for interstate bus and…
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School Transportation News Named MAGGIE Award Finalist

School Transportation News magazine received word from the Western Publishing Association (WPA) that it is a MAGGIE Award finalist in the categories of Special Interest/Trade and Best News Story/Trade.
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AASA Names Lanoue Superintendent of the Year

Philip Lanoue, superintendent of the Clarke County School District in Athens, Georgia received the Superintendent of the Year award from the American Association of School Administrators at the National Conference…
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Contractor Donates School Bus for Search and Rescue Training

School bus contractor First Student recently gave a retired school bus to the Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia. The center trains dogs in detection, such as locating explosives…
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Joe Leggett New VP of Sales at Collins

Collins Bus announced that Joe Leggett is taking on the role of vice president of sales. In this position, Leggett is be responsible for leading sales efforts around the U.S.…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 18:21

Thomas Built Buses Announces Platinum Support Dealer Program

Thomas Built Buses launched a new customer-focused, comprehensive service program to provide faster diagnosis of maintenance issues and improved turnaround time and quality of service.
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NASDPTS Kicks Off 2015 School Bus Illegal Passing Survey

The 5th Annual National Stop Arm Violation Count is underway and states are being called on to participate in recording the total number of motorists who illegally pass school buses.
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ACT EXPO to Feature Dallas Propane, Biodiesel Program

Attendees at the ACT EXPO in Dallas this spring will learn how Dallas County Schools has saved an estimated $1.5 million annually in fuel costs with the use of 560…
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Sun State International Trucks Buys LBS South

LBS South has accepted an offer from Sun State International Trucks of Tampa to purchase its IC Bus distribution rights for the state of Florida and certain company assets, according…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 13:51

Paper Argues for Strategies to Prevent School Bus Dragging

It doesn't happen too often nationwide but often enough, especially of late, according to student transportation experts Kathy Furneaux and Peter Lawrence. "It" refers to "100-percent preventable" incidents where students…
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