High Court Rules for Zero Tolerance of Marijuana Use

The Colorado Supreme Court has recently ruled that employees with the legal right to smoke marijuana are not entitled to have their jobs back if they test positive for drug…
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The Driverless Generation?

Over the span of four decades, Corrine Norris has been behind the wheel of a Harlem School District 122 bus transporting students to and from school. She credited this longevity…
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Blue Bird: New Gasoline Vision is Safe, Cost Effective

“Gasoline is back in the market,” exclaimed Phil Horlock, president and CEO of Blue Bird Corporation from the STN EXPO Trade Show on July 28, as he announced an option…
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EXPO Keynote Bobby Bowden Focuses on Leadership

Bobby Bowden, national championship-winning college football coach and National College Football Hall of Fame inductee, delivered the keynote address sponsored by Blue Bird Corporation, ROUSH CleanTech and Bendix Commercial Vehicle…
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Raising Autism Awareness on the School Bus

With one in 68 children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the condition is evidently on the rise across the country. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease and…
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NHTSA Asked to Study School-Bus Seat, Seat-Belt Integrity

The School Bus Manufacturers Technical Council has petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to determine if the structural integrity of the school bus seating and restraint system needs to…
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NHTSA Meeting Revisits School Bus Seat Belts

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration invited association officials and student transportation professionals to an informal meeting July 23 titled “School Bus Occupant Protection: Taking Safety to a New Level.”…
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Utah School Bus Company Ordered to Cease Operations

The Federal Motor Carrier said Deseret Bus Service in Woods Cross, Utah must cease all intrastate and interstate operations for "repeatedly operating unsafe vehicles and for failing to comply with…
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Operating in a World Beyond the Black and White

RENO, Nev. — Current society cannot simply be viewed through a black and white lens since reality resides inside an obscured gray zone. Tackling problems in this vague in between…
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IC Bus First to Offer New Eaton Transmission Option

RENO, Nev. — Trish Reed said IC Bus is excited to be the first brand in the school bus industry to offer its customers the option of the new Eaton's…
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Directors Share Experiences Transitioning to Alt Fuels

RENO, Nev. — The conversion of a school bus fleet to alternative fuels from traditional fueling is never conventional, as the options with the most benefits vary region to region.
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Going Green with Refined Oil

RENO, Nev. — The school bus industry has moved “halfway across the bridge” to full compliance with new federal regulations on emissions, according to Bob Pudlewski, president of Fleet Opps…
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The Route to Resolving a Security Threat

RENO, Nev. — The priority of any first responder and community partner during a crisis is to minimize the loss of life and mitigate the pain of those affected.
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