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Texas Districts Prepare to Meet School Bus Seat Belt Mandate

With three-point seat belts required on Texas school buses starting on Sept. 1, 2017, some districts are sharing their thoughts and plans on complying with the new requirements. 
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:26

NSTA Golden Merit Award Recipients Share Focus

The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) recognized  nine school bus contractors last month at the Annual Convention and Meeting for exemplifyng leadership in service, safety and community. STN followed up…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 24 August 2017 16:35

STI Names Vaughan Head of New School Transportation Group

School bus contractor Student Transportation, Inc. (STI) named Patrick Vaughan as president of a newly formed School Transportation Group to focus on the company's range of pupil transportation services.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 24 August 2017 13:42

Kansas Draws More Attention to Illegal School Bus Passing

A voluntary survey conducted by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) at the request of the Kansas Highway Patrol revealed almost 10,000 motorists illegally passing Kansas school buses over…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 August 2017 15:40

Transportation Staff Reenergized with Safety Extravaganza

At San Antonio ISD, an interactive, engaging safety training for the transportation staff has the whole department in high spirits and ready to take on the new school year. 
  • Last modified on Thursday, 17 August 2017 13:11

Bus Company in Paul Lee Case Sues School District

The school district that a 19-year-old, non-verbal student with autism attended when he died nearly two years ago from heat-related injuries after being locked in a school bus all day…
  • Last modified on Monday, 14 August 2017 08:29

Benefits of Propane School Buses Explained Amid VW Funds

ROUSH CleanTech has been developing cutting-edge propane engine technology for Ford vehicles and Blue Bird school buses since 2010, and now encourages a "data driven" approach for districts looking to…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 10 August 2017 17:24

NSTA Announces New Executive Leadership

Tiffany Boykin is the new executive director of the National School Transportation Association, as the school bus contractor group also welcomes new President Blake Krapf and a new director of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 August 2017 11:02

NAPT Offers “Missing Piece” of Hiring School Bus Drivers

The National Association for Pupil Transportation announced that it is working with an Atlanta-based consulting firm to create a customized tool that allows student transportation leaders to assess school bus…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 10:49