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Tenn. Law Stiffens Penalties for Texting School Bus Drivers

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law that will strengthen penalties for school bus drivers caught texting behind the wheel, so much so that a conviction would result…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 10:29

Data Shows Reduction in Bus-Related Fatalities

Overall bus fatalities have been steadily declining for the past few years, according to crash statistics compiled and released by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The figures limited to school…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 28 April 2016 12:06

Paccar Parts Increases Efficiency with New $32M Facility

Paccar Parts announced that its state-of-the-art parts distribution center in Renton, Washington, is now fully operational and will increase service for the Northwestern U.S. and western Canada.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 28 April 2016 10:38

School Bus Contractors Seek Changes to FMCSA Safety Proposal

The National School Transportation Association is urging its school bus contractor members to contact their local U.S. House of Representatives in an attempt to thwart a “flawed” proposal announced in…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 09:44

Bus Driver in Death of Teen with Autism Pleads Not Guilty

Armando Ramirez, the substitute school bus driver in the Paul Lee case, pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of dependent adult abuse. He was arrested last month after an…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 10:21

First Student Selects Latest School Bus Artwork Winner

School bus contractor First Student named second grader Richard Xu of Jericho, New York, as the newest winner of the company’s inagural artwork contest for his depiction of the theme,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 11:11