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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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Industry Representatives Descend on Capitol Hill

The National School Transportation Association began its annual Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C., where participants engage in 230 individual meetings with congressional representatives to discussion issues of importance to private…
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Kentucky School Bus Tragedy Remembered 58 Years Later

A former Kentucky state trooper, who later became a state school bus inspector, recalls responding to the scene of a school bus tragedy when 26 students and their driver died…
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Bluth, Jacobs Headline Upcoming TSD Conference

Preeminent national experts in special education law and transportation compliance are teaming up to bring a combined 90 years of experience to the upcoming TSD Conference.
  • Last modified on Monday, 29 February 2016 13:31

Webinar Recap: Taking the School Bus into the Classroom

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) teaches special needs students the skills they need to live an independent life once they leave school.
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National Love the Bus Highlights Environmental Benefits

Five hundred elementary students wearing bright yellow shirts and screaming “We love the bus!” is a site and auditory shock to behold. And the sentiment resonated nationwide this month as…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 March 2016 12:25