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Welcome to STN EXPO Indy!

Just days ago, the racing world was tuned in just a short distance from here for the 103rd Running of Indy 500. This weekend, the...
A Los Angeles electric school bus being charged. Interest in electric is expanding across the U.S.

Rising Fuel Costs = Alternative Energy

I am seriously feeling the pain at the gas pump. Are you feeling the same? If you are like me, you drive a fair...
A screenshot of the trailer for the “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” movie, which was released two months ago.

Did Movie Trailer Depicting School Bus Dragging Take it Too Far?

A trailer for “Dora and the Lost City of Gold,” the Nickelodeon film that hits theaters on August 9, features the main character attending...
Carlisle Beasley

Long-Time Friend Remembers School Bus Industry Icon Carlisle Beasley

These are my thoughts and memories about my lifelong friend Carlisle Beasley. I first met Carlisle Beasley (CB) back in the late 1960s. I was...

The Real Crisis and 8 Ways to Beat It

We are in a crisis. World Economic Forum leaders recently declared that our biggest crisis is not financial, but a lack of trust and...
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No Passing On Educational Opportunities

In October 2018, we reported that six students died nationwide during the 2017-2018 school year while attempting to load or unload from their school...
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Affordable Technology Goes Back to the Future

The theory goes, that out of the organic compounds on Earth, all life as we know it came to be. Fast forward a few...
deadly attacks are already resulting in increased risk of death in many school districts and nonpublic schools.

School Bus Security & Emergency Preparedness — Have you Properly Tested your Approaches?

The 2017-2018 school year was tragic to a level I have not seen in my 37 years in the field of campus safety. Having...
Roads and highways that are in desperate need of repair.

Possible $2 Trillion Federal Infrastructure Bill Begins a New Debate

The idea of a potential $2 trillion approved by Congress to pay for infrastructure repairs nationwide emerged this week during a White House meeting...

Summer 2019 Diesel & Gasoline Prices Forecast to be Lower

There’s a bit of good news for everyone who closely follows fuel prices, or who almost cries every time they refill their vehicle, like...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...