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IC Bus Issues NHTSA Recall to Fix Faulty Hose

Navistar Inc. submitted a parts recall notice to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for hoses in the IC Bus CE and BE school bus models that have the tendency to…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 December 2016 15:30

Seon Launches Kindness Campaign Against Bullying

Mobile video surveillance company Seon and parent company Safe Fleet’s national program United Against Bullying have partnered to launch a 12 Days of Kindness campaign to showcase the good deeds…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 December 2016 08:24

FMCSA Releases Final Rule for New CDL Applicants

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced comprehensive national minimum training standards for entry-level school bus and motorcoach drivers seeking to obtain a commercial driver’s license or endorsement.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 11:09

Are School Bus Seat Belts Coming to Nashville, Tenn.?

The Nashville, Tennessee, Metro city council deferred until the new year a resolution that formally requests the local school board require all new school bus purchases include seat belts.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 08:29

Former Owner of Nelson Bus Company Passes Away

Howard Philip Nelson, who owned and operated the Wisconsin-based Nelson Bus Company with his brother, passed away on Dec. 1, 2016, at his home. He was 71.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 16:02

FMCSA Issues Final Rule on CDL Alcohol, Drug Clearinghouse

As promised last month during a school bus industry presentation in Kansas City, Missouri, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a final rule to create a national drug and…
  • Last modified on Friday, 02 December 2016 22:30

NHTSA Eyes National Campaign Targeting Illegal School Bus Passing

The federal government appears poised to rollout a program similar to “Click-it-or-Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” that would educate motorists nationwide on stopping for school buses.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 December 2016 14:45

NHTSA School Bus Meeting Seeks 'Road to Zero' Fatalities

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hosted a meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C. that discussed the risk factors associated with student transportation services nationwide and that seeks input from industry…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 December 2016 12:31

Estimated 40K Illegal School Bus Passing Incidents in NY

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation said data from its latest monthly, one-day count of motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses can no longer be ignored by lawmakers,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 11:50

School Bus Co. Chief Apologizes for Chattanooga Tragedy

The president and CEO for the parent company of Durham School Services recorded an emotional apology for the fatal Nov. 21 crash near Chattanooga, Tennessee, that killed six students after…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 16:23

Prepping School Buses for Winter Weather a Year-Round Affair

Preparing bus fleets for equipment-abusing slush, snow, salt and cold is more than just a matter of being in the moment. Due to this, transportation directors often begin their winter…
  • Last modified on Friday, 02 December 2016 16:14