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NHTSA: 120 People Died in School Bus-Related Crashes in 2014

Crashes involving school buses claimed the lives of 120 individuals throughout the United States in 2014, down 10 from the previous year, according to data from the National Highway Traffic…
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 May 2016 16:06

Montana School Bus Bomb Threat Just Kids Misbehaving

Local news reported a school-bus bomb scare in Helena, Montana, that in the end turned out to be nothing more than a “mischievous” science experiment, said the local sheriff.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:51

The Proof Is In the Video

The images of a brick-sized block of concrete smashing through the windshield of a Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools bus without warning are as sickening as they are terrifying for transportation professionals…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 16:45

New York Survey Finds Illegal Bus Passes Approach 37K Daily

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation released the results of a 2016 survey to measure the incidence of motorists illegally passing stopped school buses. Based on its findings, the…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:47

FMCSA State Inspection Program Would Include School Buses

About a month remains in a public comment period on a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposal to require states establish an annual inspection program for all commercial motor vehicles…
  • Last modified on Monday, 23 May 2016 16:54

Zonar, NAPT Announce Don Carnahan Memorial Grant

Fleet management provider Zonar and the National Association for Pupil Transportation are accepting applications for the 2016 National Association for Pupil Transportation/Don Carnahan Memorial Grant to support safety and efficiency…
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 May 2016 14:59

Transfinder Names 'Ambassador of the Year'

Transfinder says it is a better company because of Peter Lawrence, and the school bus routing and management software provider recognized the director of transportation at Fairport Central School District near…
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 May 2016 11:22

Feds Highlight Protections for Transgendered Students

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights and the Department of Justice are cautioning school districts, and as an extension student transporters, that they must adhere to Title…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 May 2016 14:09

Feds Issue Final Rule on Overtime Pay

The Department of Labor announced that it has further modified its Final Rule for requiring employers to gauge whether or not a worker meets the stipulations of overtime pay.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 May 2016 14:02

Thomas Built Buses Launches New CNG School Bus

Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation announced the first compressed natural gas engine in the industry for the popular Type C school bus.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 May 2016 14:02

Safe Fleet Adds Rear View Safety to List of Brands

Safe Fleet added to its video portfolio by adding one of the leading backup video camera manufacturers to its product offerings after acquiring the aptly named Rear View Safety company.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 18 May 2016 16:59

REI Develops Powerful Stop-Arm PSA

Radio Engineering Industries (REI) believes that keeping children safe is critical and has developed a public service announcement to promote awareness of stop-arm safety.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 14:35