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NAPT Keynote Discovers the Fortune in Misfortune

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dealing with adversity was at the heart of the two general sessions during the third day of the NAPT Summit on Sunday, both speakers sharing insight…
  • Last modified on Monday, 07 November 2016 17:17

NTSB Investigating Fatal Baltimore School Bus, MTA Crash

A spokesman at the National Transportation Safety Board told School Transportation News that preliminary findings from Tuesday’s fatal crash between a school bus and a Maryland Transit Administration commuter bus…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:37

School Bus Driver Union, NYC Contractors Avoid Strike

The local Teamsters union reached a tentative agreement with two New York City contractors so school bus service for thousands of local schoolchildren would run as scheduled.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 01 November 2016 09:41

School Bus Seat Belt Study Begins in Iowa District

Three-point, lap-shoulder seat belts will treat and hopefully not trick some Des Moines Public Schools bus riders on Halloween as the district begins testing the occupant restraints.
  • Last modified on Monday, 31 October 2016 09:26

Mo. District Takes Over School Busing, Expects to Save $500K

The Rockwood School District west of St. Louis has its name on the side of school buses for the first time in 42 years after transitioning transporation service back in-house,…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 27 October 2016 16:08

Dallas County Schools Announces 2017 Safety Summit

Dallas County Schools, which provides transportation service to 14 local school districts and has one of the largest fleets of school buses in the nation, will hold its inaugural Safety…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 27 October 2016 11:31

Transfinder, 247Security Integrate Routing and Video

School bus routing software and fleet management firm Transfinder said its systems now "seamlessly" intergrate with 247Security's live streaming and historical video, as well as live GPS and vehicle utilization…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 26 October 2016 16:39

Survey: 7 in 10 Parents Confident in School Bus Safety

A survey released last week by fleet vehicle SaaS firm Fleetmatics claims that while a majority of parents are satisfied with school bus safety, they want to see increased technology,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 26 October 2016 12:20

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Ruled Safety Hazard, Banned

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was supposed to herald a new generation of smartphones and rival the dominance of Apple’s iPhone. Instead, the company has recalled millions of these devices…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 25 October 2016 08:49