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NJ Motion Sensor Law Recognized at Ceremony

New Jersey Acting Gov. Kim Guadagno recognized the passage of a law at a Tuesday ceremony, that will require all newly manufactured school buses in the state to be equipped…
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Video Has Drivers' Backs

Once considered a means to modify student behavior, at best, or capture proof of unruly conduct, onboard video systems are delivering a gold mine of data. Still, as more school…
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Webinar Discusses Propane's Low Cost of Ownership

There’s a reason why propane autogas has been the most popular choice of late to power school buses, namely the lower cost of ownership compared to any other available alt-fuel…
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Leadership with Propane Autogas Award Coming to STN EXPO

The Propane Education & Research Council in partnership with School Transportation News will present the first-ever Leadership with Propane Autogas Awards this summer to three school districts from across the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 14 March 2016 15:06

The Application of Rescue Medications on the School Bus

The old saying goes that it takes a village to raise a child. The same adage can also apply to transporting children to and from school, particularly special needs students,…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 13 March 2016 06:18

FMCSA Proposes Entry-Level Driver Training Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed prerequisite training standards for entry-level commercial truck and bus operators seeking a commercial driver’s license (CDL) nationwide.
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The Homicide Hunter to Keynote STN EXPO

The star of and inspiration for the television series Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda on Investigation Discovery will speak at the STN EXPO this summer about his experiences as a…
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Precious Cargo on Board

For students with disabilities, transportation independence can mean freedom. Yet this individuality isn’t achieved through wishful thinking. It’s obtained by establishing a steady groundwork of hands-on experience and careful instruction. 
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Wheelchair Securements: The Force Is With You

Transportation access and safety for people with disabilities have come a long way over the last 40 years. IDEA is the lifeline for educators and student transporters, alike, when it…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 March 2016 12:27

Family Thanks Bus Driver in Heartfelt Letter

It is often said that the work of a school bus driver can be underappreciated. But when a driver makes a meaningful difference in the life of a child, the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 02 March 2016 14:31

Industry Representatives Descend on Capitol Hill

The National School Transportation Association began its annual Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C., where participants engage in 230 individual meetings with congressional representatives to discussion issues of importance to private…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 02 March 2016 13:18

Kentucky School Bus Tragedy Remembered 58 Years Later

A former Kentucky state trooper, who later became a state school bus inspector, recalls responding to the scene of a school bus tragedy when 26 students and their driver died…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 01 March 2016 15:45