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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

Houston ISD Manager Saves School Bus Driver's Life

Houston ISD officials are crediting Northwest Motor Pool Area Manager Terriel Price with saving a school bus driver's life by performing the CPR techniques the district ensures employees receive each…
  • Last modified on Friday, 21 October 2016 12:21

Pa. School Bus Company IDs Bad Drivers via Facebook

Frye Transportation Group owner D.J. Frye has taken to social media to share video of motorists illegally passing his school buses or otherwise engaging in other unsafe behavior that puts…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 27 October 2016 11:13

Magic School Bus to Mars

“Earth to Mars, Earth to Mars.” This may sound like a radio transmission from NASA, but it is actually the brainchild of Lockheed Martin, whose “Mars Experience Bus” has revolutionized…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 20 October 2016 12:32

Pa. Celebrates School Bus Safety Poster, Roadeo Winners

The Pennsylvania School Bus Association said members of the state's school transportation community gathered at a reception hosted by Gov. Tom Wolfe to commemorate National School Bus Safety Week, which…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 20 October 2016 11:20