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Nevada Highway Patrol to Rework Bus Policy

A Nevada Highway Patrol program that ensures the buses students ride to and from school are safe was found to have inadequate resources to inspect all vehicles, its semi-annual inspection…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 December 2015 12:10

Texas Recalls Groundbreaking Work on School Bus Propane

With more than 2,600 propane-autogas school buses in operation statewide and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared Texas Propane School Bus Week, which runs through this Friday, the Texas Railroad Commission…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 02 December 2015 10:40

FMCSA Targets Coercion of Commercial Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published a final rule designed to protect commercial truck and bus drivers from being forced by their employers or others to violate federal safety…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November 2015 10:58

School Board Settles Age Discrimination Claim by Bus Driver

The Southern Regional Board of Education in Ocean County, New Jersey agreed earlier this month to pay a settlement of $30,000 to Thomas Pancoast, a now 71-year-old school bus driver…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:09

FMCSA Seeks Communciation Between MEs, Primary Physicians

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking public comment on a new, voluntary program that would allow participating certified medical examiners to communicate with primary healthcare professionals who prescribe…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:06

MADD to Host National Day of Remembrance

Nationwide, 10,000 people are killed by people operating vehicles while intoxicated. Another 290,000 people are injured in impaired-driving crashes. On Dec. 3, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is holding a…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:05