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2015: A Year in Review

The end of the year is often met with introspection on the past 12 months in an effort to determine how to approach the coming year. As 2015 becomes 2016,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 December 2015 12:03

Truck and Bus Regulation Reporting System Available for 2016

The California Air Resource Board (CARB) has announced that its Truck Regulation Upload, Compliance and Reporting System (TRUCRS) has been updated for fleets to select or re-select their 2016 options.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 December 2015 14:14

CDL Changes in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced changes regarding Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL), effective Dec. 21. These changes will affect both license and permit holders.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 December 2015 11:20

National Survey Reports Fewest School Bus Stop Deaths Ever

Four students were reportedly killed nationwide at the school bus stops during the 2014-2015 school year, the lowest figure in the 45 years of such data being reported.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 13:03

NY Bus Drivers Report Spike in Illegal Passing

School bus drivers across the Empire State have observed a drastic increase in the number of motorists illegally passing stopped school buses.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 22 December 2015 12:55

Utah County Works to Improve Roads for Navajo Students

The San Juan County Commission in Utah is renewing efforts to restore the Indian School Bus Routes Maintenance Program in order to improve the school bus routes and roads serving…
  • Last modified on Monday, 21 December 2015 16:15

NGVAmerica Applauds Tax Credit Extensions

NGVAmerica has praised the work of the U.S. Senate and House for passing tax legislation to extend the natural gas fuel and infrastructure tax credits for two years. 
  • Last modified on Monday, 21 December 2015 09:26

School Bus Driver Featured on 'Today Show'

Many people across the country start off their mornings with NBC’s The Today Show. Friday, the show featured a member of the student transportation industry. Catherine Brutzman, a school bus…
  • Last modified on Monday, 21 December 2015 10:43

Diesel Prices Hit Six-Year Low

School transportation departments around the country are rejoicing as the average price of diesel fuel nationwide has fallen for the fifth straight week.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 15 December 2015 11:43

First Student Launches New Website

School bus contractor First Student has launched a new website, firststudentinc.com, designed to provide richer content for school districts and parents alike.
  • Last modified on Monday, 14 December 2015 13:34

Customers Prep for Latest Blue Bird Vision Powered by CNG

Customers seeking an alternative to a CNG, Type-D school bus drove the development of Blue Bird’s new Type C CNG Vision that is expected to be available in late 2016,…
  • Last modified on Monday, 14 December 2015 15:18

EPA Announces DERA Funding Recipients

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday the recipients of this year’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. Eighty-five school bus operations in 35 states will receive a total…
  • Last modified on Monday, 14 December 2015 09:13