NAPT Calling for Award Nominations

The National Association for Pupil Transportation is requesting nominations in six different categories for its 2015 awards.
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Police: Texting Cause of Fatal Tenn. School Bus Crash

The Knoxville (Tennessee) Police Department said in a statement Friday that a school bus crash last December that killed two students and teacher’s aide from Knox County Schools was caused…
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House Defeats Amendment to Raise Vehicle Insurance Limits

Federal lawmakers defeated an amendment brought by Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-TX) to remove a provision from the House transportation appropriations bill that would have allowed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety…
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School Buses Exempt from Electronic Stability Controls Rule

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has exempted school buses from a recent mandate that all heavy trucks and large buses, including motor coaches, be fitted with electronic stability…
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Update: NY Lawmakers Step Up for Bus Safety

In order to safeguard New York children on school buses, state lawmakers have passed a series of bills that protect both students and bus drivers from unwanted passengers and hazardous…
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Former Collins Bus Dealer Named VP at ASV

John Walsh’s first day on the job Monday overseeing all bus brands for Allied Specialty Vehicles included something familiar and yellow as well as green — Collins Bus and its…
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NY School Bus Contractor Association Awards Top Drivers

Three school bus drivers have the opportunity to participate in this summer’s International School Bus Driver Safety Competition in Minneapolis after winning their respective divisions at the 44th Annual New…
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Collaboration Needed to Improve Bus Behavior

There are many challenges that come with the job of driving a school bus, especially when students misbehave and cause distractions. A school bus company and elementary school in Palmer,…
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Retiring After a 45-Year-Long Ride

When Corrinne Norris started driving a school bus, Apollo 11 astronauts successfully landed on the moon, The Beatles released Abbey Road and Richard Nixon was sworn in as the 37th…
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CHP Concludes Investigation Into Fatal Motorcoach Crash

After a yearlong investigation, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) announced Friday that it is still unclear why a FedEx truck slammed into a motorcoach bus carrying high school students in Northern…
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Q&A: Transfinder CEO Discusses Contractor Partnerships

For the June issue of School Transportation News focusing on School Bus Contractors, we decided to explore the theme of partnerships that facilitate growth and new efficiencies.
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