United Motorcoach Association to Replace Retiring Parra

A North American search committee is working on a transition plan to identify a new president and CEO after longtime UMA leader Victor Parra announced his retirement late last year.
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TSA Provides Online School-Bus, Anti-Terrorism Training

The Transportation Security Administration Agency website now offers new video training modules for detecting suspicious activity related to terrorism on its website.  
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The Most-Read Stories of 2016

The following is a list of the most-read stories from 2016 by School Transportation News:
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Preparing Before the Disaster Strikes

The severe weather experienced by the Louisiana parishes of Baton Rouge, Livingston and St. Helena last August was nothing short of the apex of natural disaster.
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Navistar Reports FY2016 Losses, Remains Bullish

Navistar released its 2016 fourth quarter outcomes, reporting a net loss of 17 percent from this time last year on revenue of $2.1 billion.
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NHTSA Seeks Seat Belt Data Collection for School Buses

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requested a public comment on a recently published proposal that will focus on obtaining data collection regarding the implementation and cost of three-point seat…
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Arkansas State Director Simmons Announces Retirement

Mike Simmons, senior transportation manager of the Arkansas Department of Education for the last 16 years, announced he is stepping down from his position and retiring from the industry effective…
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U.S. House Bill Would Fund School Bus 3-Point Seat Belts

Rep. Steve Cohen representing the 9th District of Tennessee introduced legislation that would require federal funding to equip all newly purchased large school buses in the U.S. with lap-shoulder belts,…
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IC Bus Issues NHTSA Recall to Fix Faulty Hose

Navistar Inc. submitted a parts recall notice to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for hoses in the IC Bus CE and BE school bus models that have the tendency to…
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Seon Launches Kindness Campaign Against Bullying

Mobile video surveillance company Seon and parent company Safe Fleet’s national program United Against Bullying have partnered to launch a 12 Days of Kindness campaign to showcase the good deeds…
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FMCSA Releases Final Rule for New CDL Applicants

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced comprehensive national minimum training standards for entry-level school bus and motorcoach drivers seeking to obtain a commercial driver’s license or endorsement.
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