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Arson Investigated at N.C. School Bus Barn

A fire that destroyed one Asheville City School District school bus and damaged three more was set intentionally, said the Asheville Fire Department.
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Student Accessibility, Safety Featured at TSD Trade Show

FRISCO, TEXAS — Several exhibitors displayed new products at the TSD Trade Show, including a redesigned low-floor school bus from Type-A body manufacturer Collins Bus that removes the need for…
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Experts Share Best Practices of Securing Wheelchairs

FRISCO, TEXAS — A student requires postural wheelchair supports for comfort and to keep airways open. These can include head supports, pelvic positioning belts, postural harnesses and torso alignment supports. But…
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Crash Tests Teach Wheelchair Safety For School Buses

FRISCO, TEXAS — A TSD Conference session used videos of crash tests to underscore the need for proper securement of students in wheelchairs on board school buses.
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Indiana Team Wins School Bus Roadeo at TSD Conference

FRISCO, TEXAS — Anna Webb and Shari Fulner of Brownsburg Community School Corp. west of Indianapolis took home the top prize from the TSD Conference roadeo competition.
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'Then, Now & Tomorrow' of Special Needs Student Transportation

FRISCO, TEXAS — Five tenured faculty members of the TSD Conference provided perspectives on the history and current struggles of the special needs and preschool student transportation industry. The faculty…
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School Buses Included in School Safety Efforts

As an increasing number of students nationwide bring weapons to school or threaten violence on social media, law enforcement and school districts stress vigilance and emergency procedures on school buses…
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Iowa Bill Reduces Rural District School Bus Costs

Iowa associations say the version of a school funding bill passed by the legislature is not what they had hoped for, but is a step in the right direction of…
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