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Police: Chattanooga School Bus Driver Was Not Drunk or High

The Chattanooga Police Department said Johnthony Walker, the driver in a school bus crash that killed six students and injured two dozen more, tested negative for alcohol and drugs.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 23:02

Updated Federal Overtime Rules Blocked

A federal judge in Texas granted an emergency injunction to temporarily block the implementation of a new overtime rule that was set to go into effect nationwide on Dec. 1.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 13:36

Read the NAPT, NSTA Statement on Chattanooga Bus Crash

The National Association for Pupil Transportation and the National School Transportation Association issued the following joint statement in response to the death of five students and injuries to another 23,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 17:00

NTSB Investigation Into Chattanooga School Bus Crash Ongoing

The National Transportation Safety Board began its investigation into the fatal school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that at this report killed five students and sent at least 23 others…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 10:47

Chattanooga School Bus Driver Charged in Fatal Crash

UPDATE 11/23/16: The Chattanooga Police Department in Tennesee has now confirmed six students died and at least 23 were injured during a “very serious” school bus crash there, with the school…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 19:58

Converging Technology Trends Drive Next-Gen School Buses

The technological advances in the last century have shaped the modern world. In the last 50 years alone, the level of achievement made by technology has been insurmountable compared to…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 16:38

W.Va. District Pilots Bus Fire Suppression Systems

Kanawha County Schools in Charleston, West Virginia, equipped 10 special needs school buses with fire suppression systems to buy additional time for student evacuations as the state looks to approve…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 17 November 2016 11:51

First Student Financials Indicate Strong Future for Company

The UK-based FirstGroup PLC, which operates First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, reported favorable growth for its half-yearly results.
  • Last modified on Monday, 21 November 2016 08:21