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Georgia Schools Close In Preparation for Winter Storm

Schools across the greater Atlanta area closed early Friday in preparation for a major snow storm that was expected to bring snow and ice this weekend.
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 January 2016 12:24

Creative Bus, Motiv Announce New Zero-Emissions School Bus

The latest all-electric school bus is set for production with the announcement of the 48-passenger Starcraft eQuest XL. It's expected to be available to customers this summer.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 January 2016 13:09

New Iowa Bus Facility Expected to Save District $200K a Year

School buses in Waukee, Iowa will soon get a break from the frequent flooding that has affected the greater Des Moines area. The school district received approval from the city…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 January 2016 12:41

NJ Law to Require Motion Sensors on New School Buses

On Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed into law a school bus safety bill that requires all new buses to be fitted with motions sensors to prevent tragedies such…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 January 2016 15:36

The Internet of Things: School Bus Industry Takes Early Position

Compared to the consumer car segment, school bus connectivity is cruising in a slower lane, due to cost sensitivity and the need to justify public funding. Connected technologies are showing…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 14:57

Daimler Trucks Names Schaefer GM of New Detroit Launch

When Detroit returns to the medium-duty engine segment later this year, Kary Schaefer will be leading the way. Daimler Trucks North America announced that the former design engineer is the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 15:44

FMCSA Proposes to Enhance Carrier Compliance

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a rulemaking proposal designed to enhance its ability to identify non-compliant motor carriers. 
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 January 2016 12:58

NHTSA to Explore School Bus Seat Belt Experiences

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has scheduled a meeting for Jan. 27 to draw lessons from representatives of the six states that currently have laws in place requiring…
  • Last modified on Friday, 15 January 2016 11:39