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FMCSA: Increasing Insurance Rates Not a Priority

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released its five regulatory priorities last month, and increasing the insurance minimum for commercial motor vehicle operators was not among them.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 08:41

Man, Dog Saved from Fire by School Bus Drivers

In what could be only labeled as going beyond the call of duty, two Fairport Central School District bus drivers were in the right place at the right time to…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 14:36

Pilot Program Seeks to Reduce Illegal Passing in Michigan

A pilot program intended to reduce the illegal passing of stopped school buses through the use of enhanced lights called the Driver Alert System (DAS) started Monday in Michigan at…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 15:00

OEM Lion Bus Names Plumton VP of U.S. Sales

Lion Bus tapped industry veteran Gary Plumton as the new vice president of U.S. sales for the Quebec-based manufacturer. The move signals the resumption of a long professional relationship between…
  • Last modified on Monday, 19 October 2015 12:41

Third-Generation Corr Named President of NY Contractor

Sean Corr, the son of the former National School Transportation Association president and grandson of the founder of the family business, The Trans Group, is the new president of Educational…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 15 October 2015 12:42

Detroit to Operate Largest Fleet of Propane Autogas Buses

Starting this school year, Detroit Public Schools (DPS) will run the largest fleet of propane autogas school buses in the state. The 35 alternative-fueled buses are part of the district’s…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 16:57

Companies Partner to Convert School Buses

Adomani, a provider of zero emissions vehicle solutions, announced an agreement with A-Z Bus Sales, a dealer-distributor serving California and Hawaii, to partner in the conversion and maintenance of hybrid…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 15:26

All in the Family

You probably won’t see any school buses on the highways of New York that bear the Trans Group name. But that’s because the New York-based contractor company wants it that…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 13:48

Michigan Senator Introduces Illegal Passing Bill

Michigan state Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. introduced a bill last month that seeks to amend the Michigan Vehicle code to increase penalties for motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 13:58

Historic Flooding in South Carolina Shuts Down the State

In what officials are calling the worst flooding in a thousand years, large sections of South Carolina are still under water after Hurricane Joaquin swept through the state with devastating…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 09:28