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NHTSA Asked to Study School-Bus Seat, Seat-Belt Integrity

The School Bus Manufacturers Technical Council has petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to determine if the structural integrity of the school bus seating and restraint system needs to…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 August 2015 10:14

NHTSA Meeting Revisits School Bus Seat Belts

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration invited association officials and student transportation professionals to an informal meeting July 23 titled “School Bus Occupant Protection: Taking Safety to a New Level.”…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 16:07

Utah School Bus Company Ordered to Cease Operations

The Federal Motor Carrier said Deseret Bus Service in Woods Cross, Utah must cease all intrastate and interstate operations for "repeatedly operating unsafe vehicles and for failing to comply with…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 17:16

Operating in a World Beyond the Black and White

RENO, Nev. — Current society cannot simply be viewed through a black and white lens since reality resides inside an obscured gray zone. Tackling problems in this vague in between…
  • Last modified on Monday, 03 August 2015 15:03

IC Bus First to Offer New Eaton Transmission Option

RENO, Nev. — Trish Reed said IC Bus is excited to be the first brand in the school bus industry to offer its customers the option of the new Eaton's…
  • Last modified on Friday, 31 July 2015 11:17

Directors Share Experiences Transitioning to Alt Fuels

RENO, Nev. — The conversion of a school bus fleet to alternative fuels from traditional fueling is never conventional, as the options with the most benefits vary region to region.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 10:06

Going Green with Refined Oil

RENO, Nev. — The school bus industry has moved “halfway across the bridge” to full compliance with new federal regulations on emissions, according to Bob Pudlewski, president of Fleet Opps…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 10:17

The Route to Resolving a Security Threat

RENO, Nev. — The priority of any first responder and community partner during a crisis is to minimize the loss of life and mitigate the pain of those affected.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 10:42