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Investigation Ongoing in Death of Heroic Bus Driver

Yellow buses lined the road in Akron, Ohio, yesterday at the funeral of school bus driver Laura Zborowski, 51, who was fatally struck by her own bus after saving a…
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Blue Bird Stock to Go Public After Parent Company is Acquired

Shares of Blue Bird Corporation will soon be available for public trading after Hennessy Capital Acquisition (HCAC) signed an agreement to obtain all the outstanding capital stock of School Bus…
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Safe Fleet Acquires Seon to Add on Mobile Surveillance

Nearly a year after its creation with the private-equity purchase of Specialty Manufacturing Inc., Safe Fleet announced it is adding Seon to its line of products. The terms of the…
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Transportation Directors Grateful for Environmental Award

It is rewarding when your legacy is honored years after instituting a change. Though he left the Atlanta Public Schools some time ago, Harold Walker launched its emission-reduction program 10…
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Cummins Inc. Receives Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan recognized Cummins Inc. with the 2014 United States Overall Best Heavy-Duty Truck Engines Product Leadership Award at the North American Growth, Innovation & Leadership Gala held in…
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IC Bus to Offer Allison FuelSense

IC Bus announced that the Allison Transmission FuelSense fuel-economy package will be a standard offering next spring on the school bus manufacturer's entire vehicle line.
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Safety Vision Wins 2014 Axis Communications Partnership Award

Network video company Axis Communications recognized Safety Vision as its 2014 Transportation Market Partner of the Year for North America during the ninth annual Axis Connect & Converge Conference (ACCC)…
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Houston District Creates Realistic Training Drills

The Houston Independent School District (HISD) in Texas held their annual Safety Expo, a training program for more than 1,100 bus drivers and attendants, from Aug. 4-14. Participants learned about…
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All-Electric eLion Getting Ready to Roar by 2015

Lion Bus is entering the alternative-fuel school bus market with an all-electric, plug-in conventional model that is expected to be in full release by next school year. With the announcement,…
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Bush Groups Expand Texas Student Transportation Fund

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the George W. Bush Foundation have expanded their transportation program to include all Title I schools in the state of Texas,…
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Hubsmith Steps Down as Chief of Safe Routes to School

Deb Hubsmith announced she is not returning as executive director of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, which she founded 10 years ago. She cited an ongoing battle with…
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Eaton Debuts Dual Clutch Transmission for School Buses

GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton debuted an all-new dual clutch transmission, called Procision, for Class 6-7 medium-duty trucks to increase fuel economy by 8 to 10 percent. It's the industry's first…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:46