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Promoting Respect on the School Bus

Bullying has been making headlines around the country, and it affects kids in and out of the classroom. When bullying occurs on the school bus, not only does it harm children,…
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 November 2015 10:50

Transfinder Goes Global, Opens Office in Shanghai

Transfinder Corp., which produces school bus routing and logistics software for more than 1,700 school districts in North America and the Caribbean, has opened its first international office in Shanghai,…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 November 2015 13:57

Navistar: New Dealer Certification Proves Vehicle Uptime

IC Bus dealers are eligible to achieve certification for quality service and ‘uptime,’ parent company Navistar’s commitment to keep customer vehicles up and running.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 November 2015 11:59

House Transportation Bill Requires Study of Insurance Limits

A $340 billion, six-year highway and transit bill passed Thursday includes an amendment to require the U.S. Department of Transportation to study minimum insurance levels required of motor carriers and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 November 2015 11:48

The Final Word on Seat Belts?

For months, the school bus industry has been abuzz about what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would do about three-point seat belts in school buses, and the verdict may…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 November 2015 11:00

Allied Specialty Vehicles Changes Name to REV Group Inc.

Out with the old, in with the new, so to speak, as Collins Bus parent company Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV) has unveiled a fresh corporate name, REV Group Inc.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 November 2015 11:17

Belted Interest

The fatal school bus crash in Houston in September has added kindling to the already hot debate about whether seat belts should be required in school buses.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 11:05

School Bus Safety Co. Releases New Driver Training Course

As reported in the November edition of School Transportation News, the School Bus Safety Company has released revised and expanded version of its Driver Training Course and is also offering…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 November 2015 11:17

EPA Extends Deadline for $7M for Clean Diesel Program

The National School Transportation Association reported that the U.S. EPA extended its due date for applications for the 2015 National Clean Diesel Rebate Program till 5 p.m. EST on Nov.…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 13:37

Expanded Bendix Brake Facility to Meet Increased Demand

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake’s new expanded wheel-end production facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky, is in the process of winning an award from the local chamber of commerce.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 November 2015 11:20

Q&A: Trish Reed Discusses IC Bus' Safety Features

Safety is one of the most important issues in the school bus industry. For School Bus Safety Week last week, we interviewed Trish Reed, vice president and general manager of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 30 October 2015 12:49

White House Recognizes Special Needs Expert Dr. Marilyn Bull

Dr. Marilyn Bull, one of the nation’s preeminent medical experts in transporting students with disabilities, was recognized by the White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation earlier this month…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 29 October 2015 14:29

Investigators Seek Answers in Alabama School Bus Stop Death

The investigation continues into the death of 5-year-old Bissiah Hedges, who was killed early Monday morning when his Macon County, Alabama school bus driver struck him as she pulled away…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 12:47