Feds Unveil Latest Automated Vehicle Guidance

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao released the latest suggested best-practices for implementing automated driving systems, with the goal of fully automated safety features such as highway autopilot being widely available by 2025.

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CHP Talks Paul Lee School Bus Safety Bill

STN recently conducted a question-and-answer session with the California Highway Patrol, which is in charge of the development of regulations on the child-check technology that must be added to all California school buses by 2018, per the Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law. 

Bus Company in Paul Lee Case Sues School District

The school district that a 19-year-old, non-verbal student with autism attended when he died nearly two years ago from heat-related injuries after being locked in a school bus all day is now being sued for part of the $23.5 million settlement that the bus company agreed to pay to the boy's parents.

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Benefits of Propane School Buses Explained Amid VW Funds

ROUSH CleanTech has been developing cutting-edge propane engine technology for Ford vehicles and Blue Bird school buses since 2010, and now encourages a "data driven" approach for districts looking to secure VW Mitigation Trust Funds for clean energy vehicles in public and private school buses operations.

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NSTA Announces New Executive Leadership

Tiffany Boykin is the new executive director of the National School Transportation Association, as the school bus contractor group also welcomes new President Blake Krapf and a new director of regulatory affairs.

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