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Rosco and Thomas Built Buses Make 'MOR' of Backup Camera System

School bus drivers have long relied on rearview mirrors, and more recently video cameras, to maximize safety, with some enjoying combination mirror/monitor camera systems. Now, Rosco Inc. has partnered with Thomas Built Buses to install its MOR-Vision on the Saf-T-Liner C2 school bus platform at the assembly line.

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HSM takes teachers behind the scenes during EXTREME STEM Teacher Tour

HICKORY, N.C., HSM, the global manufacturer of components and provider of integrated solutions to the transportation, furniture, bedding and a growing number of diversified markets, provided a “behind-the-scenes” look into its Corporate Innovation & Technology Center on Wednesday, June 18 to approximately 50 teachers and administrators from four school systems in the Hickory, North Carolina, area, as part of the Catawba County Community College EXTREME STEM Teacher Tour.

Roundup: Mother's Perspective on Special Needs Training, Indie Film on Leaving Students on Buses

In Pennsylvania, two bills designed to protect students who suffer from food allergies are making headway in the legislature. House Bill 803 would permit schools to obtain a prescription from a physician for an epinephrine auto injector, or epi-pen. Epinephrine is the primary treatment for anaphylaxis, a serious and potentially fatal allergic reaction that can cause throat swelling, a rash and a drop in blood pressure.

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Data Needed on Fuel Efficient Tires and School Buses to Gauge Compatibility

As transportation director for the Detroit Public Schools, Dale Goby was always looking for ways to save money without sacrificing student safety or operational efficiency. In 2005 he looked at the situation literally from the ground up. When a tire manufacturer made claims that it made a tire that would increase fuel mileage, Goby decided to give the tires a try and installed them on the rear of two special needs buses.

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Zonar Releases Monthly Subscriptions for School Bus Telematics Bundling

School bus operators can purchase monthly subscriptions for vehicle telematics bundle packages that include hardware, installation, activation, around-the-clock support and lifetime hardware warranties. The packages start at $20 per month and require no up-front capital expense, the company said.

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