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FMCSA: Final Rule Updates Commercial Driver's License Manual for States

Effective Dec. 5, 2011, all state driver licensing agencies will be required to develop new processes for managing the Commercial Driver's License Information System (CDLIS) driver record and qualifications clearinghouse.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 13:32

Mesa USD Is Arizona’s First School District to Go Propane

Today Mesa Unified School District became the proud owner of 27 propane-powered Blue Bird school buses — as well as the first district in Arizona to make this type of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 13:35

More School Districts Join Funding-Equity Lawsuits Against Texas

Membership in the Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition surpassed 200 soon after the group filed a lawsuit Oct. 12 against the state claiming the current school finance system is…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 13:39

NTSB Study Highlights Key Safety Issues in Growing Motorcoach Industry

Government officials released today the results from a six-month study on curbside motorcoach safety that highlight key issues related to this fast-growing segment of the transportation industry. National Transportation Safety…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 13:43

New Position Paper on School Bus Flammability Standards Now Available

NASDPTS and the School Bus Manufacturers Technical Council (SBMTC) released a position paper following further industry discussions regarding misguided state bills that may be filed in response to school-bus fires.
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

Thomas Built Buses to Fix Power Cable Corrosion

Thomas Built Buses filed a recall notice for 3,300 Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses manufactured with pass-through power cable connection that are prone to electrical shorts.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 12:58