How to Better Serve Families of Children with Autism

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With one in 110 children diagnosed with a spectrum disorder, the growing number of parents who are struggling to deal with the issues of autism provides student…
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Successfully Transporting Students with Special Needs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The pathway to success for serving special needs students starts on the school bus. The groundwork to skillfully achieve this success was circulated during two sessions as…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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