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Workers at Thomas Built Buses Facility Get New Contract

Thomas Built Buses announced United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 5287 ratified a new four-year contract for workers at the bus company's manufacturing facility in High Point, North Carolina.
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Brandon Billingsley of Heavy Duty Bus Parts Passes Away

Brandon Billingsley, president of Heavy Duty Bus Parts and UltraLED, passed away suddenly in his sleep Tuesday morning from an apparent heart attack while on a fishing trip in Mexico.…
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Companies Promote School Bus Safety Week

The theme "At my stop, you stop" is being echoed across North America this week as National School Bus Safety Week kicked off on Monday.
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School Bus Safety, Teen Driver Safety Weeks Overlap

Even as National School Bus Safety Week kicked off, a new report confirms what the student transportation industry and traffic safety experts have known to be true for years: Motor…
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N.Y. School Bus Contractors Call for Bus Safety Legislation

In honor of School Bus Safety Week, from Oct. 20 to 24, the New York School Bus Contractors Association (NYSBCA) is supporting tougher bus safety legislation. Robert Pape, the organization's…
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STI to Share CEO's Insights in Video Series

Last Wednesday, school bus contractor Student Transportation Inc. announced the launch of a weekly video series featuring interviews with company CEO and Chairman Denis Gallagher.
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Stop-Arm Programs Raise Awareness During Bus Safety Week

Three children were struck and injured by passing vehicles by their bus stops in the past two weeks, including a Florida boy who died last week. As “National School Bus…
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Contractor Lauds Drivers for School Bus Safety Week

School bus contractor Student Transportation Inc. kicked off National School Bus Safety Week celebrations a few days early as it honored nearly a dozen employees with induction into the company's…
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Micro Bird Plant Receives ISO Certification for Manufacturing

Micro Bird has obtained ISO 9002:2008 certification, signaling that the Type A manufacturer's 165,000 square-foot plant in Drummondville, Quebec meets new international standards for safety, quality and durability.
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EPA: $3M in School Bus Rebate Funds Available

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opened the period to submit applications for a total of $3 million made available through the 2014 School Bus Rebate Program. School district and…
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Legal Expert Explains Ruling on Boy Hurt in Bus Drill

A recent federal appeals court ruling has released the North Pocono School District in Pennsylvania from a lawsuit filed by the parents of a disabled boy who was hurt during…
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NGVAmerica Appoints Matthew Godlewski as President

Today Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVA) announced that Matthew Godlewski is the association’s new president. The decision by a leading natural gas association has garnered widespread support from both…
  • Last modified on Friday, 17 October 2014 12:27

Districts Take Part in International Walk to School Day

Motorists and school bus drivers alike may have noticed more schoolchildren walking yesterday morning than usual. October 8 was International Walk to School Day, and many districts throughout the U.S.…
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