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North Carolina School Bus Hit By Gunfire

A Charlotte, North Carolina school bus was caught in the middle of a shootout as an argument between two men at a nearby gas station erupted into a gun battle.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 October 2017 14:08

SafeStop School Bus App Now Available Via Zonar

SafeStop announced a partnership that integrates its school bus tracking and parent communication app with Zonar’s Smart Fleet Management Solutions.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 October 2017 08:53

Near-Fatal Illegal Pass Sparks School Bus Safety Discussion

A frightening incident of a sixth-grader nearly getting hit by a truck that illegally passed her Minnesota school bus prompted a discussion between her parents, student transporters and safety officials on…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:48

Kajeet Announces Faster, More Reliable School Bus Wi-Fi

Student transporters interested in adding internet access for students to complete homework on school buses will have the option of the first LTE router with “Wave 2” Gigabit Wi-Fi for…
  • Last modified on Monday, 09 October 2017 16:21

New Mexico School Buses Shot at With BB Gun

Two different school buses taking high school volleyball players home from Española, New Mexico were hit by BB gun pellets that broke some windows.
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 October 2017 13:39

Update: Transportation Slow to Return to Puerto Rico

While there was still little word the return of school bus operations, Puerto Rico's transit infrastructure is slowly coming back online amid continued shortages of food, water and fuel, said…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 October 2017 16:36

States to Submit Plans for VW Mitigation Trust Fund Money

The clock is ticking for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to submit plans for receiving their portions of the $2.7 billion VW Settlement Environmental Mitigation…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 October 2017 14:51

Allison Transmission Nine-Speed Automatic Destined for School Buses

School buses will be among the medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles that will benefit from a new nine-speed, fully automatic transmission that targets reduced greenhouse gas emissions and increased fuel…
  • Last modified on Monday, 02 October 2017 14:19

Seattle Public Schools Implements Stop-Arm Video Enforcement

Seattle motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses face a $419 fine after the local school district entered an agreement with American Traffic Solutions and King County to videotape, verify…
  • Last modified on Friday, 29 September 2017 08:54

EPA Accepting Applications for School Bus Rebate Program

The U.S. EPA announced school districts, school bus contractors, state and local governments, and tribal governments can now apply for their share of an expected $7.25 million to replace older…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 28 September 2017 11:02