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FMCSA Proposes Latest Rule to Alleviate Burdens to Obtaining CDL

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is seeking to remove financial barriers for new CDL applicants who obtain their learner’s permit in their...
School bus driving a rigorous road course

Winners Announced for 49th School Bus Driver International Safety Competition

The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) hosted its 49th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition (SBDISC) in Austin, Texas over the weekend at...

FMCSA Announces Partial Delay of Entry-Level Driver Training Rules

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) seeks to extend the compliance date for new entry-level driver training rules by exactly two years....
Scio bus driver Skip Torpey and bus monitor Linda Harris were recognized by their school district for helping save a woman’s life last month.

73-Year-Old School Bus Driver Performs CPR, Saves Woman’s Life

Skip Torpey, a bus driver for Scio Central School District in Allegheny County, New York, saved a woman’s life after finding her “blue and...
The SVHS Math Team is pictured with Judy Scott after Scott safely parked her bus after losing all power. (Photo courtesy of SV196 District Superintendent Jason Henry.)

Quick Actions by Bus Drivers Nationwide Save Student Lives

In the past two weeks, three bus drivers nationwide have been recognized for their heroic actions and the impact they made on the lives...

California School Bus Driver Recognized for Preventing Hijacking

Salena Torres, a school bus driver for Southwest Transportation Agency, won the North Region School Bus Driver of the Year Award, from the California...

TSD: Importance of Bus Drivers to Know the Students They Transport

FRISCO, Texas — “If you don’t have the personality for your route, you have no business driving it,” said Dayle Cantrall, program administrator in...

FMCSA Resources for Implementing Upcoming Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released additional online resources for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) holders, employers, state driver licensing agencies, medical review...
A bus driver takes the wheel during the inaugural STN EXPO Ride & Drive in July 2016.

FMCSA Says CDL Final Rule to Cut Cost of Entry-Level Training

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final regulatory rule on March 5 that is expected to save time...

NASDPTS Discusses Entry Level Driver Training Final Rule, EPA Rebate Program

Federal government representatives updated attendees at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) Annual Conference in Kansas City on plans...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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