Mexico City – In order to serve the strategically important Mexican bus market, Eberspaecher has strengthened its activities with a new plant in Monterrey.
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.
The parents of a 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy say their son was bullied on the school bus, but authorities have found no evidence to support the accusation, according to local news reports.
Stuttgart, Germany – In a joint effort Daimler AG’s US based subsidiaries Mercedes-Benz USA, Mercedes-Benz US International, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services and Daimler Trucks North America support the population in southern U.S. states affected by Hurricane Harvey. The companies donate 1 million U.S. Dollars in total to the distressed population coping with the storm’s catastrophic impact.
Hurricane Harvey has since been downgraded to a tropical storm as it now affects Lousiana, where authorities also remain on high alert, but the deluge and resulting floods in Houston have already claimed nearly two dozen lives and forced local schools to cancel classes and school bus service for at least the next week.
As lane-departure warnings and blind-spot detection systems become an option for school buses, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published research that claims the technology could have prevented more than 70,000 injuries in passenger vehicle crashes, according to reviews of police reports.