Tucson, Arizona District Investigates Bus Fires

Earlier this month, an empty bus from the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) caught fire. In a recent statement, the district emphasized a continuing investigation as well as the safety…
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National Congress Cancels Innovations Committee

While online registration is open for the National Congress on School Transportation in Des Moines, Iowa in May, a new committee that was to consider technological innovations has been tabled.
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IC Bus Propane Option Available for Order

IC Bus announced Monday that customers can now order the propane-powered CE Series. This model comes with an 8.8-liter engine by Power Solutions International (PSI).
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NSC Stands Up for OSHA Program Targeting Workplace Falls

The National Safety Council is supporting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's third-annual Fall Safety Stand-Down scheduled for May 4-15 to bring greater attention to workplace safety.
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Blue Bird Publicly Traded on NASDAQ Following Acquisition

NASDAQ trading opened Wednesday with a new kid on the block called "BLBD." That's the ticker symbol of Blue Bird Corporation after the stockholders of Hennessy Capital Acquisition approved on Tuesday…
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Parent Poll Shows Split Opinions on Later School Start Times

Many teenagers would likely be in favor of starting school later in the morning, and according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health so would 51 percent…
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Minnesota Contractor Provides Coats for Students in Need

This week, schools in many different regions, including the Northeast and Midwest, were forced to close due to the harsh weather.  While some students could retreat into their homes or…
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AngelTrax Names New CFO, Creative Director

Mobile video surveillance provider AngelTrax has hired Tommy Williams as its new chief financial officer and Rob French as its new creative director, the company said. Combined, the pair brings…
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New Jersey Bill on Service Animals Heads to Governor’s Desk

Last week, the New Jersey Senate unanimously approved a bill that would allow service animals on school buses. The bill, which was also unanimously passed by the State Assembly last…
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Thomas Built Buses Institute Returns to STN EXPO

Reno, Nevada will be one of two locations hosting the annual Thomas Built Buses Institute Service Training, the school bus manufacturer announced. Institute Training West will take place in conjunction…
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NHTSA Chief Educates Students at ‘Love the Bus’

A week after new NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind said the federal government will re-examine the issue of seat belts on school buses, he was in Arlington, Virginia to speak with…
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Former State Director Takes on New Role

Alabama State Director Joe Lightsey retired from the Alabama State Department of Education at the beginning of the month, but he told STN that his 40-year career in student transportation…
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Four School Bus Dealers Win IC Bus Pursuit of Excellence

School bus manufacturer IC Bus announced the four regional winners of its annual Pursuit of Excellence dealership award that recognizes increased sales and customer satisfaction.
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