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Washington State School District Rebounds After Massive Bus Fire

Fire investigators in Puyallup, Washington determined that a machine spark caused a fire in August that destroyed 20 school buses and damaged six others. Still, the district completed cleanup and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 13 October 2016 15:51

Driver Distraction Alleged in Miss. School Bus Stop Death

The superintendent of Pontotoc County School District in northeast Mississippi is urging that local motorists must obey school bus stop laws after a student was killed by a motorist after…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 October 2016 12:40

National Walk to School Day Spans U.S.

Students attending more than 4,500 schools across the nation hoofed it or pedaled to class on Wednesday to celebrate National Walk to School Day. 
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 05 October 2016 16:31

S.C. District School Buses Aid in Hurricane Evacuations

School bus riders attending Greenville County Schools in northwest South Carolina will be without bus service Thursday after the state's emergency management agency ordered the buses to assist in evacuating…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 October 2016 17:12

Fire Claims Three Dozen School Buses in Wisconsin

School bus contractor Dousman Transport Co. near Milwaukee told School Transportation News it is thankful to local firefighters and fellow school bus companies after a fire on  Sunday claimed 34…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 October 2016 12:47

$7M Available from EPA for School Bus Replacements, Retrofits

School districts, municipalities, tribal governments and private transportation contractors can apply through Nov. 1 for rebate funds to pay for replacing older diesel school buses or installing eligible emissions control…
  • Last modified on Monday, 03 October 2016 11:37