Safety & Security

STN EXPO: Monday Workshops, Trade Show Sneak Peek

RENO, Nev. - Monday's sessions at STN EXPO discussed and provided real-world solutions to problems and questions about workplace culture, hostile situations on school buses, and data analysis. The Trade Show extravaganza in the evening included dinner and the chance to roam the area in anticipation of tomorrow's opening of the show floor.

IC Bus and Edulog Team Up to Broaden OnCommand Connection for School Bus Market

 

RENO, Nev. – IC Bus announced today a strategic relationship with Education Logistics, Inc. (Edulog)—a recognized industry leader in pupil transportation solutions—that will offer the school bus market even more comprehensive telematics solutions through Navistar’s OnCommand® Connection remote diagnostics and telematics solution for all makes and models.

Shared School Bus Seat Belt Experiences at STN EXPO

RENO, Nev. - A breakout session during the STN EXPO featured three transportation directors who shared their experiences with installing lap-shoulder seatbelts on school buses in their districts and responded to attendee questions and concerns. 

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NSTA Points to Facts in Response to CBS School Bus Story

The National School Transportation Association reminded members of its work on the American School Bus Council to promote facts on school bus safety following a damning report by CBS News that claimed a lack of industry oversight on school bus drivers resulting in dozens of ex-convicts to transport schoolchildren nationwide.  

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Blue Bird Launches New Hydraulic Brake Kits

FORT VALLEY, Ga.– Blue Bird is pleased to unveil its all-new Hydraulic Brake Kits at the 2017 STN Expo in Reno, NV. These kits enable the customer to order one part number and receive all of the components required to complete a front or rear brake job at a price lower than buying the parts individually.

Contractor Rebuts CBS Claims About Driver Background Checks

Part of a damning report on a perceived lack of oversight on school bus drivers by CBS News centered on a former school bus driver being investigated for child pornography, and a statement he apparently made to police that his former employer was still trying to get him to come back to work despite his criminal background.

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