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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

First Student Prepared for the Long Winter Months

With the frozen fingers of winter having a firm chokehold on much of the country, First Student has called on the nation’s students, parents and drivers to remember the importance…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 14 January 2016 15:17

New Video Surveillance Feature Monitors Bus Driver Behavior

AngelTrax, provider of mobile video surveillance, recently announced a new tool designed to help transportation directors identify risky driving behaviors among their drivers. 
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 15:07

Increased Seat Belt Usage Returns to NTSB Most Wanted List

The National Transportation Safety Board is again focusing its attention on increased seat belt usage in school buses, one of the 10 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements for…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 15:10