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New Developments: The Business of School Bus Parts, Tires & Inventory

Maintaining a safe—and efficient—operation are the primary goals of any school bus fleet. To attain these goals, top-level transportation operators focus on maximizing vehicle...

NTSB Affected by the Partial Federal Government Shutdown

The continuing partial federal government shutdown is having some additional impacts in unexpected ways, School Transportation News has learned. The National Transportation Safety Board revealed a...
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School Bus Stop Safety: Why are Children Getting Hurt and Killed?

This article originally appeared on Patch.com. The author granted reprint permission to School Transportation News. The first school bus was a horse-drawn wagons around 1890....

Did a Reader Survey Foreshadow Recent School Bus Stops Deaths?

The recent sudden spike in deadly school bus stop fatalities may prompt more examination into what really happened in each dreadful case. Those efforts...

How Parents and School Bus Drivers Can Calm Autistic Students

Sensory sensitivity is a common characteristic of children with autism. Strange surroundings, loud noises, bright lights, and a lot of physical activity all can...

School Bus Safety Frame of Mind

Important and timely conversations always take place at industry conferences, but none are as relevant as the ones on Saturday at the Kansas City...

How to Find Alt-Fuel Stations

Have you ever wanted to find the exact locations of all 30,000 alternative fuel public filling stations in North America—and be able to zero-in...

Is the Unpublicized Anti-OPEC Act Really Important? You bet.

Senate Bill 3214 currently in Congress could be one of the most important proposed federal laws of the decade to impact the U.S. economy....

In 25 Years, School Buses May Resemble Helicopter Drones, But What’s the Risk?

What does the future look like? That’s a popular question on cable TV these days it seems. For School Transportation News readers, though, let...

Roundup: Tragedy and Heroes on the School Bus

A Pennsylvania school bus driver was killed on Tuesday when her bus was part of a three-vehicle crash. Sarah Katherine Slovinsky, 34, was driving a...

February 2019

The school bus garage issue focuses on the ideal shop, mechanic training and combating maintenance issues.  Read the...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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