Feds Recognize Student for Winning School Bus Seat-Belt Art

Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Deputy Administrator Daphne Jefferson awarded two grand prize winners in the 2016 "Be Ready. Be Buckled." Kids' Art Contest for…
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The Subtle Art of Transporting

The future is now. Kind of. For small groups, outlooks are bleak. For a larger share, prospects are bursting with infinite opportunities. 
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Oregon Association Recognizes High Achievers

BEND, Ore. — The 49th annual Oregon Pupil Transportation Association Summer Conference recognized seven individuals, one posthumously, for their contributions to state and local operations.
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Knorr-Bremse Expands with Possible Purchase of GT Group

Knorr-Bremse is prepared to take over the United Kingdom-based GT Group to reinforce its position in the engine air management sector. The acquisition is subject to approval by anti-trust authorities.
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Fed Report Finds Bullying Higher for Rural Students

When it comes to bullying, students in rural schools experience higher rates of harassment than students in suburban and urban schools, according to a 2016 report from the U.S. Department…
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NTSB: Distraction Caused Fatal School Bus Crash

Last month, the National Transportation Safety Board determined that distracted driving was the cause of the 2014 crash between two school buses in Knoxville, Tennessee, which killed two students and…
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Connecting to Success

Digital access has become not only more commonplace, but also necessary in some cases. One example of this is education, where connectivity has become an integral part of learning. For students…
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EPA Calls for Clean Air Solutions for Tribal Fleets

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Transportation and Air Quality is soliciting proposals to reduce diesel emissions, including those produced by school buses, for tribal governments and native villages.
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IC Bus Plant Upgrades Address Vehicle Uptime, Employees

IC Bus recently completed a $17-million overhaul to its production plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to implement lean manufacturing processes. A company spokesman said that the improvements show IC Bus is…
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NSTA, Zonar Announce Annual $50K Technology Grant

For the last six years, Zonar Systems has donated hundreds of thousand of dollars to school districts to assist them with implementing or evolving their school bus safety and efficiency…
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Giving Back

On the night of June 17, 2015, in a well-publicized act of hatred, a young white man with a gun strolled into a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina,…
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State School Bus Idling Rules & Regulations

Browse regulations, laws and recommendations on school bus idling limits across the U.S. More information, research, recommendations and toolkits are available on the U.S. EPA's National Clean School Bus web…
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