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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...

Study Claims $200M Can be Cut from N.J. School Transportation Budget

A provocative new study claims New Jersey could cut $200 million in its annual school transportation costs. “The percentage of special needs students proved...

Tenn. School Bus Bill Withdraw on Illegal School Bus Passing

The amendment to Tennessee House Bill 55, calling for harsher penalties for drivers who illegally pass a school bus, was withdrawn on Jan. 23.  The...

NHTSA Awards $100K Drug-Impaired Driving Grant

In the ongoing campaign to combat drug-impaired driving on our roads, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced today that it has awarded over $100,000...
NSTA presentation to UCR Board.

UCR Board Exempts Privately Contracted School Buses

The Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Board granted an exemption to school buses following a presentation by the National School Transportation Association and several of...

New Jersey Gov. Murphy Signs School Bus Safety Legislation

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a group of four important school bus safety bills into law. The bills strengthened safety standards for school...

Pa. Court Requires District to Hand Over School Bus Video

In a case involving a request made by media to obtain footage of an on-board incident, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that some...

Congress Aims to Avoid Partial Government Shutdown

H.J Res. 143 passed unanimously in the House, and with a voice vote in the Senate, to amend the Continuing Appropriations Act, which would...

NAFTA Replacement Expected to Ease Tariff Concerns

President Donald Trump signed a historic new trade deal with the leaders of Mexico and Canada on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, that will replace...
2015 NCST proceedings

NCST Writing Committees Set, Seek Proposals for 2020

The National Congress on School Transportation Steering Committee announced that writing committees for the 2020 update to the National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures...

March 2019

The March issue of School Transportation News focuses on transporting students with disabilities. The topics focus on proper...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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