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Webinar Answers Common Questions on Electric School Buses

School bus dealer A-Z Bus Sales, manufacturer Blue Bird Corp., and electric drivetrain provider ADOMANI, Inc. answered some common questions on all-electric school bus acquisition and usage in California, while…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 31 May 2018 16:54

Lion Electric Debuts Electric Midi/Minibus

Zero-emissions vehicle manufacturer The Lion Electric Co. revealed its new all-electric, 26-foot midi/minibus at the Movin’On event in Montreal, the eLionM. The low-floor bus meets paratransit/transit/urban requirements, and can travel 150…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 09:57

Congress Debates School Bus Seat Belt Law

UPDATE — JUNE 8 — “The Senate was in recess last week and is just getting back into session later today” Senator Robert Menendez’s press secretary, Steven Sandberg, told School Transportation…
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NJ Crash School Bus Driver Charged

Hudy Muldrow, Sr., the New Jersey school bus driver who was allegedly responsible for the crash between his bus and a dump truck that killed a teacher and a student,…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:19

Counterfeit Bus Lift Inspection Labels in NY

This morning, the Automotive Lift Institute, Inc. (ALI), announced that counterfeit bus lift inspection labels dating back to 2016 have been discovered around New York.
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Business as Usual on Quality Bus Purchase

Heading into the nonofficial start of summer, New York school bus contractor Quality Bus is currently hiring drivers for next school year after being acquired by National Express, Llc. last…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:13

Ohio School Bus Driver Saves Choking Kid

Up-to-date safety training quickly put into action by a school bus driver ensured that one of her young student riders was alive to greet her the next day.
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:14

2018 Hurricane Season Better than 2017

While weather models show that a normal to above-normal Atlantic hurricane season is likely, according to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), student transporters along the U.S. coasts might…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:01

School Bus Associations Respond to NTSB Recommendations

National school transportation industry associations issued both supporting and dissenting responses to a new National Transportation Safety Board report that examined two fatal school bus crashes. The report recommended, among…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 July 2018 11:09

Ohio School Bus Legend Sontag, Jr. Retiring

Not many people in their lifetime get to have an annual award named after them, but George Sontag, Jr., supervisor of transportation at Centerville City Schools in Ohio, has been honored that…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:15

NSTA Capitol Hill Testimony on FAST Act

Former National School Transportation Association President Dale Krapf recommended that the House Transportation Committee direct the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to not move forward with implementing a hike in…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:25

Lawyers Discuss NJ Bus Crash

UPDATE — JUNE 27 — The state senate in New Jersey has unanimously passed (38-0) its lap and shoulder restraint school bus bill and sent it on to Gov. Phil Murphy…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 09:59