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Zonar, Child Check-Mate Partner to Comply with Calif. Law

Ahead of a California requirement for the coming school year that all school buses be equipped with approved child safety alert systems that prompt drivers to check for students at…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 April 2018 18:34

N.Y. Budget Includes School Bus Funding, Not Stop Arm Video

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation welcomed the inclusion of increased state transportation aid in the 2018-2019 budget but expressed disappointment that school bus stop arm cameras were not…
  • Last modified on Monday, 02 April 2018 09:05

Dallas-Area Districts Prepare to Select School Bus Contractor

As Dallas Independent School District prepares to take technology proposals from vendors to its school board this month, three other local school districts that formed a transportation cooperative in light…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 22:48

Governor Vetoes School Bus Funding Aimed at Reducing Traffic

Florida Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a budget measure that would have provided $1 million to Okaloosa County School District for purchasing 10 new school buses to alleviate traffic congestion near…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 17:33

ROUSH CleanTech Propane System Achieves HD-OBD Certification

The California Air Resources Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certified ROUSH CleanTech’s propane autogas fuel system as complying with the heavy-duty onboard diagnostics (HD-OBD) regulation that has been…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:57

Trauma Damages Brains, Explains Behavior Outbursts

Student misbehavior on the school bus, especially in students with disabilities, indicates internal pain as a result of a variety of issues. That was a main theme of Lori Desautels’…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 22:50

Over Half of Colorado Districts on Four-Day School Week

School District 27J, located northeast of Denver, announced that it is implementing a four-day school week for the 2018-2019 school year, joining nearly 100 districts around the state that are operating…
  • Last modified on Friday, 23 March 2018 13:56

TSD Speakers Share Positive Student Engagement Tips

Speakers at the recent TSD Conference stressed understanding of students with disabilities in order to transport them more successfully on the school bus as well as adjust them to life…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 22:51

Texas Bombings Impact Local School Bus Service

A series of bombings in the city of Austin, Texas, this month put residents and police on high alert and complicated school schedules and student transportation.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 22 March 2018 09:51