Cost Concerns Shelve Tennessee School Bus Seat Belt Law

The author of legislation progressing in the Tennessee General Assembly to require the installation of lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses has pulled the bill for a year.
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Blue Bird Among All-Electric School Buses Teased at ACT EXPO

LONG BEACH – TransPower’s chief executive officer shared details at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO of its partnership with Blue Bird to bring a new all-electric, zero-emissions school bus to…
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Alberta's Best School Bus Technician Headed to NAPT

Marty MacGregor won the 2nd Annual Alberta School Bus Technician Competition and will represent the province this fall at the America’s Best School Bus Inspector & Technician skills competition and…
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Police Praise School Bus Driver After Fatal Las Vegas Crash

One week after the Nevada Assembly approved a bill requiring lap-shoulder seat belts in school buses, 14 students were injured when a car T-boned their Clark County School District bus…
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NTSB Urges Review of Baltimore City School Bus Drivers

The National Transportation Safety Board cited inadequate response to previous crash reports and incomplete driver documentation in reviewing the Nov. 1 fatal collision between a Baltimore City Public Schools bus…
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LEDs Gain Foothold in Illuminating School Bus Safety

A pilot project underway at Marietta City Schools for the past two months has been testing the efficacy of additional LED lights installed on the front and rear bumper to…
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Florida Propane School Bus Case Study Shared at ACT EXPO

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Attendees at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO heard a case study on propane school bus adoption by Pasco County Schools north of Tampa Bay, Florida.
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Wheelchair Mobility: How Far Has It Progressed?

Mobility has plays an important role for school bus drivers, aids, attendants and managers when it comes to daily fleet operations. Unfortunately, the challenge of securing mobility devices is still…
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EPA Budget in House Crosshairs But DERA Program Expands

The National School Transportation Association said the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act program, or DERA, is earmarked to receive a 20 percent increase in funding, this despite an overall reduction in…
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Lap-Shoulder Belts Versus Compartmentalization

Use of lap-shoulder belts continues to top the list of controversial conversations in the world of school bus transportation. School districts across America are increasingly weighing the pros and cons…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 07:29

A Constant Eye on Events: Video Systems on School Buses

With budget and resource constraints, fleet operators may not have compelling reasons to invest in real-time, continuous loop video on school buses. As technology develops with speed and lower prices,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 02 May 2017 13:14