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Fire Alarms Installed on Aging South Carolina School Buses

To address a fleet becoming increasingly prone to fires, the South Carolina Department of Education installed alarms on 2,000 school buses to alert drivers of potential incidents.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 09:46

School Bus Ops Brace for Impact of Hurricane Irma

With Hurricane Irma churning through the Caribbean as Category 5 storm, Florida school districts are preparing for possible catastrophic results.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 12:59

Solutions Proposed to Curb School Bus Driver Shortage

In light of recent news headlines on the school bus driver shortage currently plaguing many school districts across the country, we revisit analysis and recommendations on the topic that were…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 September 2017 08:34

Updated: Tropical Storm Harvey Floods Houston, Hits Louisiana

Hurricane Harvey has since been downgraded to a tropical storm as it now affects Lousiana, where authorities also remain on high alert, but the deluge and resulting floods in Houston have…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:26

IIHS: Vehicle Crash-Avoidance Systems Reduce Injuries

As lane-departure warnings and blind-spot detection systems become an option for school buses, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published research that claims the technology could have prevented more than…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 31 August 2017 09:59

Cummins Unveils First Electric Commercial Truck Concept

Utilizing the same engine power school buses rely upon, Cummins pulled back the curtain on a Class 7 truck to demonstrate the company’s range of technologies, including the first electrified…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:25