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Bus Contractor STA Raises Money for Cancer Care

Staff members of the Student Transportation of America, Inc. (STA) location in Weare, New Hampshire recently raised over $3,700 for the Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 17:10

New Head Start Proposal Seeks to Cut Transportation Red Tape

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced a proposed rule that would extend the Head Start calendar to a full school day and school year, requiring more collaboration than…
  • Last modified on Friday, 19 June 2015 11:40

NAPT Calling for Award Nominations

The National Association for Pupil Transportation is requesting nominations in six different categories for its 2015 awards.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 11 June 2015 09:24

Police: Texting Cause of Fatal Tenn. School Bus Crash

The Knoxville (Tennessee) Police Department said in a statement Friday that a school bus crash last December that killed two students and teacher’s aide from Knox County Schools was caused…
  • Last modified on Monday, 15 June 2015 11:44

House Defeats Amendment to Raise Vehicle Insurance Limits

Federal lawmakers defeated an amendment brought by Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-TX) to remove a provision from the House transportation appropriations bill that would have allowed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety…
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 June 2015 12:21

School Buses Exempt from Electronic Stability Controls Rule

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has exempted school buses from a recent mandate that all heavy trucks and large buses, including motor coaches, be fitted with electronic stability…
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 June 2015 12:23

Update: NY Lawmakers Step Up for Bus Safety

In order to safeguard New York children on school buses, state lawmakers have passed a series of bills that protect both students and bus drivers from unwanted passengers and hazardous…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 January 2016 15:23