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'Continental' Shift Underway for Zonar Systems

Zonar CEO & President Ian McKerlich explains economies of scale, expanded reach resulting from last year’s acquisition by Continental AG.
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Georgia School District Wins Tyler Public Sector Award

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Newton County School System in Georgia was named winner of the 2017 Tyler Public Sector Excellence Award at the Tyler Technologies Connect user conference for the…
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Cummins 'Stay Warm' DPF Feature Standard on Thomas Buses

Thomas Built Buses announced it now offers standard on all new diesel-powered school buses with standard exhaust configurations and particulate filter temperature stabilization solution from Cummins that resolves active regeneration…
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Montana School District Trail Blazes on Seat Belt Adoption

Helena Public Schools in Montana are pushing for the statewide adoption of lap-shoulder seat belts in school buses after fully transitioning to the occupant restraints with help from contractor First…
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Objects Are Closer Than They Appear in Bus Danger Zone

In fact, children can seemingly vanish in broad daylight from the view of bus drivers, despite state and federal regulations designed to eliminate the threat of injury in the Danger…
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Cost Concerns Shelve Tennessee School Bus Seat Belt Law

The author of legislation progressing in the Tennessee General Assembly to require the installation of lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses has pulled the bill for a year.
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Blue Bird Among All-Electric School Buses Teased at ACT EXPO

LONG BEACH – TransPower’s chief executive officer shared details at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO of its partnership with Blue Bird to bring a new all-electric, zero-emissions school bus to…
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Alberta's Best School Bus Technician Headed to NAPT

Marty MacGregor won the 2nd Annual Alberta School Bus Technician Competition and will represent the province this fall at the America’s Best School Bus Inspector & Technician skills competition and…
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Police Praise School Bus Driver After Fatal Las Vegas Crash

One week after the Nevada Assembly approved a bill requiring lap-shoulder seat belts in school buses, 14 students were injured when a car T-boned their Clark County School District bus…
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NTSB Urges Review of Baltimore City School Bus Drivers

The National Transportation Safety Board cited inadequate response to previous crash reports and incomplete driver documentation in reviewing the Nov. 1 fatal collision between a Baltimore City Public Schools bus…
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LEDs Gain Foothold in Illuminating School Bus Safety

A pilot project underway at Marietta City Schools for the past two months has been testing the efficacy of additional LED lights installed on the front and rear bumper to…
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