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Blue Bird Presents 2015 Dealer Awards

Bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation presented its 2015 Dealer Awards last month in during its annual dealer meeting in Richmond, Virginia. Yancey Bus Sales & Service won the Dealer of…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 16:16

Update: Total School Bus Body Production Grows By 5 Percent

Mirroring the average eight- to 10-year national fleet replacement cycle, school bus manufacturers reported the highest total output in a decade with 41,200 units that rolled off assembly lines over…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 December 2015 12:04

FAST Act to Fund Transportation Programs for Next Five Years

Congress agreed on the $305 billion FAST Act that reauthorizes federal highway transportation programs for the next five years, the National School Transportation Association calling it a “huge victory” for…
  • Last modified on Friday, 04 December 2015 15:14

Nevada Highway Patrol to Rework Bus Policy

A Nevada Highway Patrol program that ensures the buses students ride to and from school are safe was found to have inadequate resources to inspect all vehicles, its semi-annual inspection…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 December 2015 12:10

Texas Recalls Groundbreaking Work on School Bus Propane

With more than 2,600 propane-autogas school buses in operation statewide and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared Texas Propane School Bus Week, which runs through this Friday, the Texas Railroad Commission…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 02 December 2015 10:40

FMCSA Targets Coercion of Commercial Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published a final rule designed to protect commercial truck and bus drivers from being forced by their employers or others to violate federal safety…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November 2015 10:58

School Board Settles Age Discrimination Claim by Bus Driver

The Southern Regional Board of Education in Ocean County, New Jersey agreed earlier this month to pay a settlement of $30,000 to Thomas Pancoast, a now 71-year-old school bus driver…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:09