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NASDPTS Release App for Upcoming Annual Conference

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services is offering a mobile app to attendees of its Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio, Nov 4-8.
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Webinar Presents a New Lease on School Bus Replacement

Leasing is a key ingredient in a formula for satisfying the fiscal appetites of school districts struggling to keep their fleets current in a time of continuing financial hardship, according…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 15:47

Durham School Services Demos Operations for Iowa Mayor

School bus contractor Durham School Services welcomed Mayor Tom X. Lazio of Ottumwa, Iowa into its local operations as he saw the inner workings of how the company transports over…
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 October 2017 18:23

$40 Million Lawsuit Filed Over ‘Dangerous’ School Bus Stop

Two horrific accidents that took place at a “dangerous” school bus stop were caused by neglect of industry best practices, the plaintiff's attorneys argue in a recently-filed lawsuit.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 October 2017 15:06

N.Y. Attorney General Targets School Buses Running Red Lights

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he aims to close a loophole in state law that doesn’t require school bus contractors to report their drivers’ red-light infractions to the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 15:48

Q'Straint: New Logo Signifies Wheelchair Securement Safety

    Q’Straint, researcher and manufacturer of wheelchair passenger restraint products, rebrands and unveils their new company logo and mission statement that highlights their innovative efforts while acquiring a new…
  • Last modified on Friday, 13 October 2017 09:59

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