In a Celebratory Mood

We catch up with Thomas’ president and CEO to talk about the evolution of the school bus manufacturer over the past 100 years and the direction it is headed.
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OSHA Issues Final Rule on Injury Reporting

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued its Final Rule, which requires employers to submit injury and illness records electronically. The directive also stipulates that once the reports are…
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School Bus Contractor STI Reports Big Third-Quarter Growth

School bus contractor Student Transportation Inc. is reporting a nearly 11-percent increase in revenue for the third quarter compared to the same period last year, and remains on target for…
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Oregon School District Partners with Blue Bird/ROUSH

The Beaverton School District recently purchased 12 new Type C Blue Bird Vision Conventional School Buses. The Oregon district plans to evaluate the performance of each bus over the next…
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Jim 'The Rookie' Morris Added to STN EXPO Keynote Slate

Jim Morris, the subject of the 2002 film “The Rookie,” starring Dennis Quaid, will talk to STN EXPO attendees about mentorship, leadership and following one's dreams as the 2016 keynote…
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Severe Weather Alert

Severe thunderstorm and tornado events are most common in the spring, and there are major differences between how student transporters should handle them compared to winter weather. But both conditions…
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Navistar Telematics Milestone, New Engine OTA Programming

Navistar’s Internet of Things is expanding not only the growth of its OnCommand Connection fleet telematics, but also with over-the-air (OTA) programming of Cummins engine control modules.
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ACT Expo Session Touts Benefits of Propane School Buses

In a general session at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo held last week in Long Beach, California, Tucker Perkins, chief business development officer at the Propane Education & Research Council,…
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Texas School District Awarded by Tyler Technologies

Magnolia Independent School District has been recognized by Tyler Technologies as the 2016 Tyler Public Sector Excellence Award Winner. Located in southern Texas, Magnolia ISD found that the software provided…
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Tenn. Law Stiffens Penalties for Texting School Bus Drivers

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law that will strengthen penalties for school bus drivers caught texting behind the wheel, so much so that a conviction would result…
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Data Shows Reduction in Bus-Related Fatalities

Overall bus fatalities have been steadily declining for the past few years, according to crash statistics compiled and released by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The figures limited to school…
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