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FMCSA Proposed Rule Would Ease CDL Requirements for Vets

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comments on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would make it even easier for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces to apply…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 16:01

New Jersey Lawmakers Continue Push for School Bus Safety

Following a new law that will require motion sensors be installed on all school buses to protect student pedestrians, two bills in New Jersey aim to further increase safety at…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 12 April 2016 09:19

School Bus IQ

School district transportation departments across America will agree that priority No. 1 is student safety. This can be achieved in many ways, one of which is being tracked by the…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00

California Child Check Technology Law Advances

The California Senate Transportation and Housing Committee unanimously approved SB 1072 on Tuesday by a 10-0 vote, setting the stage for school buses throughout the state being required to have…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 07 April 2016 15:32

NSTA Calls for Annual Awards Nominations

The National School Transportation Association said the deadline is approaching to submit nominees for nine awards being given out this summer at its Annual Meeting and Convention held in Greensboro,…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 07 April 2016 14:38

Virginia Law Approves Mailing of Illegal Passing Citations

Get caught on video illegally pass a school bus and expect a summons in the mail. This will be the reality for many Virginia motorists this summer after legislators revised…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 05 April 2016 14:22

On Track: Fleet Tracking Apps

Los Angeles conjures images of beaches, endless sun and celebrities. Yet even with all the glitz and glam, conversations about the city eventually settle upon one thing: The nightmarish traffic…
  • Last modified on Friday, 15 April 2016 14:34

Public Comments Needed for Proposed Entry-Level Driver Rule

As details emerged on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on entry level driver training (ELDT) for commercial motor vehicle drivers, which includes school…
  • Last modified on Monday, 04 April 2016 17:41

NHTSA, States Meeting Continues Seat Belt Conversation

Last week, NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind met with representatives from the six states that require seat belts in school buses­—California, Texas, Florida, New York, Louisiana and New Jersey—to discuss the…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 03 April 2016 12:19

American School Bus Council Seeks New Coordinator

The American School Bus Council said it plans to fill the currently vacant position of coordinator some time next month, as it provided new details on the application and interviewing…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 April 2016 14:36

No April Fools: CIA Leaves Explosive Material on School Bus

Loudoun County Public Schools outside of Washington, D.C. said the CIA regrets overlooking a “combat-type explosive” that was left in a school bus engine compartment last week following routine training.
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 April 2016 12:58