New Texas Law Requires 3-Point Seat Belts By September

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law on Thursday legislation that will require all school districts to purchase new school buses equipped with lap-shoulder seat belts as of this coming…
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S.C. Governor Vetoes Funding to Replace Oldest School Buses

Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed several items in the General Assembly's approved budget, including a provision allocating $28.9 million to start replacing decades-old school buses that give the state the infamy…
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Dallas Schools Seek Student Transportation Alternatives Amid Controversy

Many problems faced by student transportation providers, especially in private enterprise, are market driven. But some involve safety, on-time percentages and failure to fulfill contractual obligations. Then there’s Dallas County Schools.
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Lee Parents Reach $23.5M Settlement in School Bus Death

The parents of Hun Joon “Paul” Lee settled with a local Whittier, California school bus contractor for $23.5 million as a result of the 19-year-old student's death onboard his school…
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eBook Chronicles Aftermath of Fatal Minn. School Bus Crash

A new memoir by Kari Hoglund Kounkel on the events surrounding a 1997 school bus tragedy in Monticello, Minnesota provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the impact, not only on the community…
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Apollo Video Founder, CEO Named Entrepreneur of the Year

Rodell Notbohm, CEO and managing partner of school bus surveillance company Apollo Video, won the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year award in the category of media, entertainment and communications for…
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IC Bus Enters Gasoline School Bus Market

IC Bus joins the expanding gasoline market for conventional school buses with the unveiling of its new CE Series this week at the Oklahoma Association for Pupil Transportation conference.
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First Student, Bridgestone Sign 5-Year $110M Supply Deal

One of the largest international transportation providers joined forces with the world's largest tire and rubber good manufacturer when FirstGroup plc, the UK-based parent company to North American school bus…
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ROUSH CleanTech Lowering NOx Levels from Propane Engines

ROUSH CleanTech has its sights set on reaching an even lower emissions level as it celebrates the development of the first and only propane-autogas engine available for class 4 through class…
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Leonard Bus Sales, Local Food Banks Target Child Hunger

 Leonard Bus Sales has stopped sponsoring promotional giveaways at industry events and is instead using its marketing budget for a partnership with regional food banks to address child hunger.
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Nevada Governor Signs School Bus Lap-Shoulder Seat Law

Gov. Brian Sandoval signed off on legislation that requires all newly purchased school buses operated by public and private schools after July 1, 2019 must be equipped with three-point “shoulder-harness-type”…
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Webinar Tackles School Buses in the Autonomous Future

Where does the big yellow bus fit into the conversation on smart cars and driverless vehicles? A recent STN webinar dove into the subject in preparation for a general session…
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