NSTA Spring Meeting, Industry Bus-In Held in Nation's Capitol

Members of the National School Transportation Association met with federal lawmakers in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday and Wednesday during the annual "Bus-In." School bus contractors discussed legislative and regulatory issues…
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Utah School District Pilots 13-Video-Camera System on Bus

Thirteen may be considered an unlucky number, but not in the case of a pilot program at Canyons School District in Utah. There, transportation officials in February equipped a spare…
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Study Looks at How Motorists Pay Attention to School Buses

The Child Safety Network is sponsoring a multi-faceted study conducted by researchers at New Mexico State University to determine how motorists process "visual stimuli" while behind the wheel, and how…
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Widespread School Bus Cuts Averted Thanks to New Indiana Law

On Tuesday Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill into law that will enable dozens of school corporations in Indiana to fund school bus transportation for at least another three years.…
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Sleep Apnea & Safe Driving

School bus accidents related to sleeping or dozing drivers happen. Lack of proper sleep can make it difficult for a driver to focus their eyes or react quickly, which may…
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Houston ISD Driver Trainer Takes Top Honors in Safety Competition

Safety trainer Tomeka Criswell-Brooks of Houston (Texas) Independent School District has had quite a year already. Criswell-Brooks won a certificate and trophy for “Best Performance” at the Region 4 ESC…
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Blue Bird Technical Training Coming to STN EXPO

An adequate, accessible supply of parts is vital for a maintenance program, but so is technician training. Blue Bird will demonstrate this and more during special training sessions held in…
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Alabama Bill Calls for Stop-Arm Video Cameras on School Buses

School districts and school bus companies could be allowed to install video cameras on school buses to capture motorists who illegally drive past the extended stop arm during student loading…
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NASDPTS Names Hood New Executive Director Starting In Summer

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services named Charlie Hood its next executive director. He replaces Bob Riley, who announced his retirement in December.
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