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Charles Brown, a longtime school bus driver in Atlanta, was celebrated by his coworkers last month upon his retirement. (Image courtesy of Atlanta Public Schools)

Atlanta School Bus Driver Retires After 32 Years of Service

Charles Brown, a veteran school bus operator for over three decades, retired on Dec. 18, which Atlanta Public Schools affectionately established as “Charles Brown...
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Pennsylvania School Bus Driver Dies From COVID-19 Complications

Bob Klinefelter, a longtime school bus driver and transportation contractor for North Hills School District located north of Pittsburgh, died on Dec. 30 after...

Texas Driver Invites All Aboard Her ‘Polar Express’ School Bus

“Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see,” says the train conductor in the...
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School Bus Drivers Could Be Among First Vaccine Recipients

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that frontline essential workers and all adults over the age of 75, both groups that...
Marsha Birkholz, a school bus driver for, Forrestville Valley CUSD 221 in Illinois, poses with decorations she placed on the seat directly behind her. The seat must remain empty in compliance with COVID-19 guidelines. The theme on Dec. 17 was “All Roads Lead Home to Christmas.”

Illinois School Bus Driver Reminds Students to Stay Safe With Creativity

A school bus driver for Forrestville Valley CUSD 221 in Illinois decided to spread holiday cheer by sprucing up the empty seat behind her....

FMCSA Allows CDL Third-Party Testers to Also Train New Applicants

A final rule meant to streamline the ability of new truck driver candidates to get their commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) during COVID-19 — and...

February 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on alternative fuels, the mechanic environment, bus garage upgrades, and more....
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Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...
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