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Paper Argues for Strategies to Prevent School Bus Dragging

It doesn't happen too often nationwide but often enough, especially of late, according to student transportation experts Kathy Furneaux and Peter Lawrence. "It" refers to "100-percent preventable" incidents where students…
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 March 2015 15:08

NOLA Plan Promotes Increased Student Transportation Safety

New Orleans City Council members today called for several improvements to school transportation safety including the implementation of a Safe Routes to School program and uniform safety standards for school…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 16:23

New Contract to Provide Summer Pay for Private Employees

First Student employees including bus drivers, monitors and technicians serving schools in Chatham County, Georgia, have ratified a contract that will now provide pay during the summer months. The contract…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 March 2015 09:30

Kansas State School Bus Unit Veteran Eyes Retirement

The Kansas State Department of Education announced that Wilma Crabtree will retire March 27, concluding 45-year, full-time career in public service with School Bus Safety Unit.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 16:58

Georgia Special Needs Transporter Wins TSD Video Contest

Rhonda Fiddler, a bus driver and special needs trainer at Cherokee County School District in Georgia, won the inaugural TSD Video Contest and receives an all-expenses-paid trip to the TSD…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 March 2015 09:10

Update: Owner of Hoglund Bus Dies in Car Crash

Holly Hoglund Klein, the president and owner of Hoglund Bus Company for the past four years, died Tuesday morning in a seven-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 94 and a mile…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 March 2015 09:47

Navistar Closer to Profitability, 1Q Results Show

Navistar reported a $42 million net loss earnings, or $0.52 per share, and $2.4 billion in first quarter revenue, a nearly a 10-percent increase over the revenue posted during the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:54

Report: Filtration System Reduces Pollutants Inside the Bus

A recent study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health concluded that a filtration system designed especially for use in school buses can diminish on-board pollutants by…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:39