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NYSBCA Renews Call for Illegal Passing Legislation

The new school year is now in session in most, if not all, schools across the country. Many groups are issuing safety reminders for both students and motorists during this…
  • Last modified on Friday, 11 September 2015 17:01

Pilot Program Brings Wi-Fi to Miami School Buses

Certain students who attend Miami-Dade County Public Schools are relishing in the use of Wi-Fi on their school buses with the implementation of a pilot program for the current school…
  • Last modified on Friday, 11 September 2015 13:30

Thomas Bus Announces Stability, Electrical Enhancements

Thomas Built Buses is the second large school bus manufacture to announce it is offering electronic stability controls, one of two upgrades being introduced this fall to improve driver control.…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 15:47

Who Needs IT When You Can Do IT Yourself?

The advantages of working more efficiently that technology provides pupil transportation professionals, effectively and off-site while also improving student safety and keeping parents in the loop on important information continue…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00

PA Supreme Court: Student Must be Bused to Both Parents' Homes

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld a ruling from the Commonwealth Court that stated that school districts must transport students to and from the respective homes of each parent if they…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 September 2015 13:49

Westport Innovations Merges with Fuel Systems Solutions

Westport Innovations Inc. and Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. announced that they have entered into a merger agreement to create a new alternative fuel vehicle and engine company with an expanded…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 08 September 2015 16:38

Technically Speaking

Technology has gradually created a change in the paradigm for student transportation. What was once thought of as expensive frills are now necessary features for tracking key performance indicators. GPS,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 12:40

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