Cranston School District installed the first two units of the extended stop-arm by Bus Safety Solutions in Rhode Island. (Photo courtesy of Drive On Guard, Inc.)

Attorney General Decision Clears Way for Extended School Bus Stop Arms

Editor’s Note: The original version of this article posted on July 10 contained quotes and comments that are disputed by a manufacturer of extended...

Worsening Weather Patterns Mean Additional Contingency Planning for School Bus Operators

Mother Nature may not always share her intentions in a timely manner, but fleet managers who are experienced with a range of inclement conditions,...
Emissions from the tailpipe of a school bus.

Report to Congress Details Progress Made in Cleaning Up Dirty Diesel

School buses remain the largest transportation segment to receive funding as a result of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA), the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Research Shows Potential Scope of 2018-2019 School Bus Injuries & Fatalities

Research indicates that only a fraction of 1 percent of all students who ride the school bus to and from school were injured in...

August 2019

August 2019 issue of School Transportation News
Meet the 2019 Garage Stars, read about bell-times, fueling, updating fleets for the new school year and...
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Back to School Preparation

Transportation directors are preparing for various weather conditions and training drivers as the 2019-2020 school year commences. Read more on fleet preparation in the...
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Safety Legislation Introduced to Increase School Bus Safety

As the 2019-2020 school year commences, legislation is being introduced to increase school bus safety. Visit stnonline.com/tag/safety to read more on the proposals. Related:...

August 2019

Meet the 2019 Garage Stars, read about bell-times, fueling, updating fleets for the new school year and more. Read the full August 2019 Issue.  Cover Story Garage...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here.  Cover Story Retention Starts with Appreciation Cultivating a positive environment can...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and more. Read the full June 2019 Issue here. Cover...

May 2019

New school bus technology addresses illegal passing, child detection systems, student behavior on the bus and more. Read the full May 2019 issue here. Cover...