Chattanooga School Bus Driver Gets 4 Years in Prison

UPDATE — JUNE 15 — Former Durham School Services bus driver Johnthony Walker, who was convicted in March 2018 of criminally negligent homicide, was also charged yesterday, June 14, with…
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NSTA School Bus Contractors Meet with Congress

The National School Transportation Association hosts its annual Capitol Hill Bus-In this week for school bus contractor members to bring concerns to members of Congress in Washington, D.C.
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Georgia School Bus Drivers Encounter Pushback on Sick-Out

Unlike some school districts that supported recent teacher walkouts for better pay, school administrators at DeKalb County School District are not as empathetic with school bus drivers who are waging…
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School Buses Assist as Teacher Walkouts Cancel Classes

Some school bus operations provided busing or meals to students and educators during recent teacher walkouts. Meanwhile, district officials elsewhere reviewed what the strikes could mean to transportation employees; and state legislators secured…
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NHTSA Close to Studying Effect of Seat Belts on Behavior

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking school districts that are interested in equipping school buses with lap-shoulder seat belts, to participate in a five-year study on how…
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ACT EXPO Roundtable to Focus on School Bus Replacements

A panel discussion at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO in Long Beach, California next month will see student transportation professionals and clean energy experts sharing tips to maximize available funding…
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$20K Settlement for Calif. Student Left at School Bus Stop

A lawsuit that was settled between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the family of a student who was denied school bus service, raises questions about bus stop procedures.
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Volkswagen Truck & Bus Acquisition of Navistar ‘Possible’

Navistar would not comment on reports that partner Volkswagen Truck & Bus is interested in eventually purchasing the company, only to say it looks “forward to continued success with our…
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Zonar Tech Grant Opportunity Returns for School Bus Contractors

Zonar Systems and the National School Transportation Association announced that applications are being accepted from school bus contractors for the eighth annual Don Carnahan Memorial Grant that provides the companies…
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Thomas Built Buses Executive Honored for Leadership

Leslie Kilgore, VP of engineering for school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, received the Rodica Baranescu Award for Technical and Leadership Excellence in Automotive Engineering.
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