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Nevada Police Ride School Buses, Ticket Illegal Passers

The Nevada Highway Patrol and the Clark County School District partnered last week to crack down on dangerous drivers, placing officers on area school buses to catch these hazardous motorists in…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 09:12

NSTA Praises Federal Surface Transportation Reauthorization

School buses have been proven time and time again to be one of the soundest forms of transportation, which is why the National School Transportation Association commended the House Transportation…
  • Last modified on Friday, 23 October 2015 11:52

2015 School Bus Safety Week in Review

As National School Bus Safety Week (SBSW) wrapped up Friday, here's an overview of how school districts, industry associations and companies promoted and supported student safety on the yellow bus.
  • Last modified on Monday, 26 October 2015 15:33

NYAPT Launching Monthly School Bus Stop Survey

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation is working with a group of school districts each month to count the number of times motorists illegally pass school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 09:17

FMCSA: Increasing Insurance Rates Not a Priority

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released its five regulatory priorities last month, and increasing the insurance minimum for commercial motor vehicle operators was not among them.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 08:41

Man, Dog Saved from Fire by School Bus Drivers

In what could be only labeled as going beyond the call of duty, two Fairport Central School District bus drivers were in the right place at the right time to…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 14:36

Pilot Program Seeks to Reduce Illegal Passing in Michigan

A pilot program intended to reduce the illegal passing of stopped school buses through the use of enhanced lights called the Driver Alert System (DAS) started Monday in Michigan at…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 15:00

OEM Lion Bus Names Plumton VP of U.S. Sales

Lion Bus tapped industry veteran Gary Plumton as the new vice president of U.S. sales for the Quebec-based manufacturer. The move signals the resumption of a long professional relationship between…
  • Last modified on Monday, 19 October 2015 12:41

Third-Generation Corr Named President of NY Contractor

Sean Corr, the son of the former National School Transportation Association president and grandson of the founder of the family business, The Trans Group, is the new president of Educational…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 15 October 2015 12:42

Detroit to Operate Largest Fleet of Propane Autogas Buses

Starting this school year, Detroit Public Schools (DPS) will run the largest fleet of propane autogas school buses in the state. The 35 alternative-fueled buses are part of the district’s…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 16:57

Companies Partner to Convert School Buses

Adomani, a provider of zero emissions vehicle solutions, announced an agreement with A-Z Bus Sales, a dealer-distributor serving California and Hawaii, to partner in the conversion and maintenance of hybrid…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 15:26