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Trans Tech Announces New Standard Features for MY2017 Buses

A taller passenger entrance door is among the design and safety upgrades coming to the 2017 model-year Trans Tech line as a result of customer and dealer feedback, the Type…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 September 2015 12:10

Blue Bird's President and CEO Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell

Blue Bird Corporation marked its 130th day as a publicly traded company and the start of the new school year by ringing the NASDAQ opening bell on Wednesday.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 11:12

Donaldson, Hydrotex Collaborate on Cleaner Diesel Solution

How clean is today's clean diesel fuel? Donaldson Filtration Solutions and Hydrotex Lube say you'd be surprised. Addressing the quality and cleanliness of diesel is the two companies aim, as…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 08:41

Florida Board Upholds Cell Phone Ban Aboard School Buses

A Florida school district has chosen to continue the ban of cell phone use by students aboard school buses despite controversy, going a step further with the ban to include…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 15:06

ATS, Blogger Partner for Parody Safety Video

American Traffic Solutions (ATS) partnered with blogger and YouTuber Deva Dalporto to create a video bringing awareness to the issue of illegal passing. The video features a song “Bus, Don’t…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 13:55

Dattco CEO Passes Away

Louis Anthony DeVivo, owner and CEO of DATTCO, Inc., died at home on Sunday with his family by his side.  
  • Last modified on Thursday, 27 August 2015 10:37

STI Chairman and CEO Appears on Fox Business Network

Student Transportation Inc. (STI) Chairman and CEO Denis Gallagher appeared on Fox Business Network's Countdown to the Closing Bell with Liz Claman on Aug. 20 to discuss the role the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 15:05

Zonar Beta Testing Driver Behavior App for 2020 Tablet

Amid news that partner GreenRoad is integrating an in-vehicle camera to capture video of driver behavior behind the wheel, a Zonar Systems representative said the GPS hardware and software company…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 09:52

Grant Funding Available From Texas Clean School Bus Program

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) announced it is accepting applications for the Texas Clean School Bus Program, which awards grants to school districts to retrofit diesel-powered school buses…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 20 August 2015 15:53

Update: Arkansas Allows School Bus Lighting System

Despite a statement on the Gardian Angel LED website that its lighting system for the school bus loading zone had been "approved" for use in Arkansas, state director Mike Simmons…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 20 August 2015 13:18

EPA and NHTSA Discuss GHG, Fuel Economy Phase 2 Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) settled in Long Beach, California outside of Los Angeles on Tuesday to hear public comments from various stakeholders…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:37

Zonar, Telematics Clearinghouse Provide Insurance Benefits

ATG Risk Solutions is providing customers of fleet GPS and telematics company Zonar Systems with the ability to tap into risk management and underwriting programs, as well as potential incentives…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 13:34

Push to Raise Minimum Insurance Levels for Buses Still Alive

The push to increase liability insurance minimums on private commercial motor vehicles has regained momentum from a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, garnering support from a number of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 14:11