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Missouri Districts Cope with Low School Bus Funding

Missouri districts are discussing running school bus operations amid low funding levels, even as the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education asked the state legislature for increased levels of school bus funding. Their goal is to cover 75 percent of district transportation costs within five years.

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Total Bus Fatalities Rose in 2017, NHTSA Finds

There were more fatal crashes reported last year that involved all types of buses and motorcoaches, NHTSA officials announced today when it released preliminary figures from its annual Fatality Analysis Reporting System, though school-bus-specific data was not yet available. 

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NTSB Recommends Pedestrian Safety Systems

Pedestrian collision avoidance systems, and improved, road-tested vehicle headlights, are among 11 recommendations that were approved in September 2018 by the National Transportation Safety Board to increase pedestrian safety.

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