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Shooting Creates Somber Mood at Florida School Bus Meeting

Discussions around the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during a recent Florida Association for Pupil Transportation directors meeting centered on the mental health of students as members struggled to…
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DOJ Told More Funding Needed for School Resource Officers

The National Association of School Resource Officers told the U.S. Department of Justice that more federal money is needed to carefully select and properly train law enforcement experts for every…
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Webinar Shares Updates, Strategies to Secure VW Funding

A webinar produced in association with the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo reviewed the current standing of the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund and recommended next steps for parties wanting to make…
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Calif. Bill Seeks Delay of School Bus Child Check Requirement

State Sen. Tony Mendoza introduced a new bill that would grant school districts another year to implement electronic child reminder alarms in all of the state’s approximately 30,000 school buses.
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Students & Guns: What Can School Bus Drivers Do?

A number of gun-related incidents on or around school buses prompted a question to one of the nation's pre-imminent school security experts: What can and should school bus drivers do…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 31 May 2018 14:59

Martinez Confirmed as FMCSA Administrator

The Senate confirmed Raymond Martinez as the new leader of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
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School Buses Solve Winter Woes for Vermont District

Realizing the challenges faced by students who have to walk to school in the winter, an organization in Vermont arranged for the Winooski School District to receive school bus services…
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Puerto Rico School Bus Contractors Jailed for Fraud

The Department of Justice announced the sentences of four school bus contractors in Puerto Rico who were found guilty of colluding and committing felonies, in order to corner the local…
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IC Bus, Rosco Vision Systems Target School Bus Blindspots

 IC Bus collaborated with Rosco Vision Systems to develop a purpose-built, full-view camera solution that eliminates blind spots on both CE and RE Series school buses.
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Lion Electric Co. Names Executive to Lead Expansion

Lion Electric Co. said Peter Rego now leads the company’s all-electric school bus manufacturing, as well as it’s entrance into the Class 8 electric truck market.
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Pa. School Districts Warned Bus Driver Oversight is Lacking

Audits that were performed over an eight-year period discovered 10 school bus drivers across the Keystone State who should have been disqualified from their positions because of criminal convictions. In…
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