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Diesel Prices Reach All-Time Low

For the 13th straight week, the average price of diesel fell in the U.S., dropping 2.3 cents a gallon to just over $2. According to the Department of Energy, this…
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Pursuing Excellence

When Kelle Vos joined Auto-Jet Muffler, North America’s largest producer of after-market exhaust systems for the school transportation industry, he brought a commitment to ISO certification with him.
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Texas District Pilots Extended School Bus Stop Arms

The illegal passing of stopped school buses continues to be a common problem. In order to address it, McKinney Independent School District in Texas is piloting the use of extended,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 11:32

Maryland Bill Targets School Bus Seat Belts

At a hefty price tag for local districts, a bill in the Maryland General Assembly would require all school buses registered in the state be equipped with either two-point lap…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 09:11

Transfinder Reports Record Revenue for 2015

Last year proved to be a good one for Transfinder, which reported a record increase in revenue and also expanded globally, opening a location in Shanghai.
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 February 2016 08:54

Senate Eyes Extension of Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

The Senate passed an amendment reauthorizing the Diesel Emission Reduction Act at $500 million over the next five years as part of the wider-reaching Energy Policy Modernization Act.
  • Last modified on Monday, 08 February 2016 10:40

IRS Proposal to Seeks to Alter Employment Status

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has drafted guidelines that could render part-time employees to full-time status, affecting businesses nationwide, as it opens up personnel to health care coverage.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 15:02

The Cost of Tomorrow

The narrator asks, “How much do you pay for a bus after you pay for a bus?”  The video—produced by Thomas Built Buses—goes on to state that it’s not just…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 14:42