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Real-Time Reporting of School Bullying Debuts

Deterring school violence and bullying is the mission of the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence (NCPCV). The organization is debuting a new program at no cost to certified…
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NTSB Schedules Video Crash Recordings Webinar for Sept. 13

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced an important upcoming event today, “Reducing CMV Crashes Through the Use of Video Recorders Webinar.” The live broadcast has been scheduled for Thursday,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:00

Survey Shines New Light on Illegal School Bus Passing

New survey results reveal a slight increase in the rates of motorists observed on one day illegally passing stopped school buses, according to the National Association of State Directors of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 05 September 2018 18:03

American Red Cross, Safety Council Push School Bus Safety

School bus safety steps and reminders have been announced by the American Red Cross and National Safety Council, to help make student trips safer. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)…
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Zonar Cites Collaboration as Reason for Strong Year

Zonar Systems, a Seattle-based provider of school bus fleet management systems and services, shared how its year has consisted of encouraging company and industry collaboration.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 21 August 2018 09:36

Accuracy of School Bus Apps Relies on Routing Data

Are there inherent inefficiencies that are still an issue with school bus and student tracking apps? Are there issues with other new-generation high-tech products, such as lane change and braking…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:35

Idaho Association Honors School Bus Professionals of Year

Two employees of Cascade Student Transportation (CST) based in Meridian, Idaho won separate awards at the Idaho Association of Pupil Transportation (IAPT) conference in June.
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W.V. Policy Requires Bus Stop Supervision of K-3 Students

An updated policy throughout West Virginia requires parents and guardians to be present at both school bus pickup and drop-off locations for students in kindergarten through third grade.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:26

Blue Bird Propane School Bus Certified as Ultra-Low NOx

The U.S. EPA and California Air Resources Board recently signed off on the Blue Bird Vision Propane school bus that is powered by a ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel injection…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:27

Renewable Diesel Grows in Popularity for School Buses

Transportation directors at Vista Unified School District in Southern California and Eugene School District 4J in southwest Oregon share why they made the decision to switch to renewable diesel for…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:09