Washington State School District Rebounds After Massive Bus Fire

Fire investigators in Puyallup, Washington determined that a machine spark caused a fire in August that destroyed 20 school buses and damaged six others. Still, the district completed cleanup and…
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Driver Distraction Alleged in Miss. School Bus Stop Death

The superintendent of Pontotoc County School District in northeast Mississippi is urging that local motorists must obey school bus stop laws after a student was killed by a motorist after…
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National Walk to School Day Spans U.S.

Students attending more than 4,500 schools across the nation hoofed it or pedaled to class on Wednesday to celebrate National Walk to School Day. 
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S.C. District School Buses Aid in Hurricane Evacuations

School bus riders attending Greenville County Schools in northwest South Carolina will be without bus service Thursday after the state's emergency management agency ordered the buses to assist in evacuating…
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Fire Claims Three Dozen School Buses in Wisconsin

School bus contractor Dousman Transport Co. near Milwaukee told School Transportation News it is thankful to local firefighters and fellow school bus companies after a fire on  Sunday claimed 34…
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$7M Available from EPA for School Bus Replacements, Retrofits

School districts, municipalities, tribal governments and private transportation contractors can apply through Nov. 1 for rebate funds to pay for replacing older diesel school buses or installing eligible emissions control…
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Illinois District Avoids School Bus Driver Shortage

While a number of transportation departments nationwide are enmeshed in deficit of school bus drivers, one school district has managed to dodge the current shortage. 
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eLion, an Electric Bus for the Next Generation

Looking to be a role model for society, the eLion electric school bus from Lion Bus is quickly making headway in changing how school districts and the public view this…
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Calif. Governor Enacts School Bus Child-Reminder Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 1072, also known as the Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law, to require school buses in the state to be equipped with child check…
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Merck Manuals Focuses on Child Bullying

Pharmaceutical company Merck is featuring medical information on the bullying epidemic through mid-October with online tools that explain the health risks to children and help identify the behavior to take…
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Lawrence Scholarship Winners Announced for NAPT Summit

Peter Lawrence, transportation director at the Fairport Central School District near Rochester, New York, announced the recipients of scholarship to cover registration fees for the upcoming National Association for Pupil…
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