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NSTA Announces Winners of International Safety Competition

The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) once again pitted bus drivers from the U.S. and Canada in head-to-head safety competition to crown a champion. The contest started July 18, and…
  • Last modified on Monday, 20 July 2015 12:54

NTSB Issues Recommendations After Investigating Fatal Crash

This week, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) made recommendations for improving safety on motorcoaches, following an investigation of a fatal crash last year in Northern California that killed 10…
  • Last modified on Friday, 17 July 2015 16:41

Demystifying Biodiesel for a Cleaner Future

As Green Circle NC co-founder Dean Price foresees it, the foundation for constructing a sustainable community “starts with energy.”
  • Last modified on Monday, 20 July 2015 12:38

Association Auction Raises Money for Industry's Next Leaders

A watercolor rendition of the 1960s-model school bus that Allan Jones drove during the start of his career was sold at auction during the Washington Pupil Transportation Conference last month,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 15:03

NHTSA to Discuss Seat Belts on School Buses

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to discuss the challenges and barriers preventing school districts from installing three-point seat belts on school buses later this month in Washington,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 16:00

Webb Wheel Products Expanding Product Offerings

Webb Wheel Products has announced that it will expand its product portfolio to include a complete line of clearance sensing automatic brake adjusters. This line will be offered through a…
  • Last modified on Friday, 10 July 2015 12:55

Teaching Rapid Response to Life-Threatening Situations

Michael Dorn, executive director of Safe Havens International, has traveled worldwide training people to rapidly and efficiently respond to life threatening situations.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 09 July 2015 16:24

North Carolina Revises School Bus Crossing Policies

The North Carolina State Board of Education announced it has implemented changes to school bus safety policies to make crossing conditions safer for students who ride the school bus.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 09 July 2015 13:11

Cleaning Up

While diesel still reigns supreme in the school bus industry, many school districts are adopting alternative-fuel vehicles as quickly as their budgets allow. California’s largest school district, Los Angeles Unified,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 08 July 2015 15:15

Louisiana Governor Signs Bus Routes Bill Into Law

Last week, Louisiana governor and Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal signed House Bill 695, which gives schools more flexibility when planning and implementing school bus routes while also amending HB…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 08 July 2015 14:12

First Student Profits Boost

First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, saw revenue and profit gains for fiscal year 2015, according to annual earnings released last month. The company cited…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 08 July 2015 12:12

Consuming Greens

One of the more spirited national conversations in recent years has focused on the impact transportation has on the environment, and the ecological solutions necessary to ensure that our children…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00