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NHTSA to Explore School Bus Seat Belt Experiences

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has scheduled a meeting for Jan. 27 to draw lessons from representatives of the six states that currently have laws in place requiring…
  • Last modified on Friday, 15 January 2016 11:39

First Student Prepared for the Long Winter Months

With the frozen fingers of winter having a firm chokehold on much of the country, First Student has called on the nation’s students, parents and drivers to remember the importance…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 14 January 2016 15:17

New Video Surveillance Feature Monitors Bus Driver Behavior

AngelTrax, provider of mobile video surveillance, recently announced a new tool designed to help transportation directors identify risky driving behaviors among their drivers. 
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 15:07

Increased Seat Belt Usage Returns to NTSB Most Wanted List

The National Transportation Safety Board is again focusing its attention on increased seat belt usage in school buses, one of the 10 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements for…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 15:10

ROUSH Touts Switch to Propane Autogas

With winter temperatures falling into the bitter category, energy becomes a high priority. As 2016 hits the ground running, one energy source is hitting record lows in prices: Propane.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 17:15

Check Up

Checking for students after a bus ride is an ongoing issue that garnered national attention in September after the tragic death of Hun Joon “Paul” Lee, a 19-year-old autistic student…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:47

Indiana Bill Seeks to Get Tough On Illegal Passing

In an effort to enhance student safety in Indiana, state Sen. Eric Bassler filed legislation that should further protect children traveling to and from school.
  • Last modified on Friday, 08 January 2016 12:02

Walsh Named New Leader of REV Bus

John Walsh has replaced Kent Tyler as the bus division president for REV Group, Inc., the parent company of Collins Bus.
  • Last modified on Friday, 08 January 2016 11:15

Dealer Leonard Bus Sales Honored with Proclamation

The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors recently presented Leonard Bus Sales with an official proclamation for its 50 years of business, leadership and economic contributions to Saratoga County.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 07 January 2016 16:38

NSTA, NAPT Address NHTSA Seat-Belt Position

In response to the announcement last year by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Administrator Mark Rosekind that champions thee-point seat belts in all school buses, the National School Transportation…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 07 January 2016 16:25

NC Requires Driver Hand Signals to Students at Bus Stops

A new North Carolina State Board of Education policy has school bus drivers giving their students a thumb's up, at least when it’s safe to cross the street to or…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 06 January 2016 13:39

Federal Legislation Provides Relief to Autogas Industry

Representatives of the autogas industry announced support for the Powering American Jobs Act of 2015, a combined tax-relief and government funding bill that brings tax certainty, valuable research dollars and…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 06 January 2016 12:18