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Nevada School District Faces Severe Weather Challenges

Washoe County Schools in northwest Nevada near Lake Tahoe has experienced several challenges due to severe weather during their first week back from winter break.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 31 January 2017 10:42

NSTA Pushes South Carolina to Contract School Buses

The National School Transportation Association has urged the South Carolina to consider contracting out its student transportation as an alternative to replacing the state’s aging fleet of school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 15:24

NASDPTS: Contact State Directors for Tapping VW Settlement Fund

Student transporters interested in applying for their share of a $2.7-billion national trust fund for replacing or retrofitting diesel school buses should use their local state director of transportation as…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 01 February 2017 12:49

U.S. DOT Wants Drug Testing to Align with HHS Rules

The Department of Transportation is proposing to add four opiods to its drug-testing panel for commercial drivers, as well as clarify urine specimen rules.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 08:42

NY Program Addresses LGBTQ Bullying on School Bus

More than 250 school bus drivers at the Shenendehowa Central School District in upstate New York recently attended a new course that focuses on transporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and…
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 January 2017 12:05

NTSB: Chattanooga School Bus Crash Still Under Investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board released additional details on the Nov. 21 school bus crash that killed six students and injured 31 others, but the probable cause won’t be determined…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 31 January 2017 10:42

Feds Scrutinize Fatal School Bus Crashes in Safety Report

Based on a detailed analysis of school bus safety data, the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that school bus fatalities represent less than 1 percent of total road fatalities nationwide…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 January 2017 12:15