Martinez Confirmed as FMCSA Administrator

The Senate confirmed Raymond Martinez as the new leader of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
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School Buses Solve Winter Woes for Vermont District

Realizing the challenges faced by students who have to walk to school in the winter, an organization in Vermont arranged for the Winooski School District to receive school bus services…
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Puerto Rico School Bus Contractors Jailed for Fraud

The Department of Justice announced the sentences of four school bus contractors in Puerto Rico who were found guilty of colluding and committing felonies in order to corner the local…
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IC Bus, Rosco Vision Systems Target School Bus Blindspots

 IC Bus collaborated with Rosco Vision Systems to develop a purpose-built, full-view camera solution that eliminates blind spots on both CE and RE Series school buses.
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Lion Electric Co. Names Executive to Lead Expansion

Lion Electric Co. said Peter Rego now leads the company's all-electric school bus manufacturing as well as the company's entrance into the Class 8 electric truck market.
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Pa. School Districts Warned Bus Driver Oversight is Lacking

Audits performed over an eight-year period discovered 10 school bus drivers across the Keystone State who should have been disqualified from their positions because of criminal convictions and nearly five…
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Texas School District Brings Healthy Lifestyles to Employees

About 200 transportation staff members at San Antonio ISD learned about the advantages of healthy eating and living during an event that organizers say also benefits behind the wheel safety…
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Turbocharger Caused Most Recent South Carolina Bus Fire

A failed turbocharger was to blame for a fire that severely damaged a 23-year old school bus operated by Anderson County Schools last month but that luckily resulted in no…
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Texas Provides Latest Round of Clean School Bus Funding

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) announced $6.2 million is available to school districts for purchasing alternative fuel school buses as well as retrofitting diesel buses. 
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Latest Georgia School Bus Fatality Spurs Seat Belt Talk

An investigation continues into the cause of a school bus crash that killed a 6-year-old girl, the state's second student fatality in the past two months, and authorities seek information…
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Seattle School Bus Drivers Union Strikes Again

Hundreds of First Student school bus drivers are walking off the job on Thursday for the second time in two months to protest what they call "substandard" healthcare and retirement…
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Calif. School Districts Take Advantage of Alt-Fuel Funding

As California chums the water with hundreds of millions of dollars in alternative fuel funds, a Sacramento school district will soon announce an RFP for electric and low-NOx school buses,…
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EPA Fines Mass. School Bus Company for Excessive Idling

Coppola Bus, Inc. paid an $18,000 penalty to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to settle claims of extended idling at the company's Haverhill, Massachusetts bus lot north of Boston.
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