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Operation Safe Stop Celebrated in New York

Operation Safe Stop Day was created to educate the motoring public that passing a stopped school bus is dangerous and illegal. Held on Wednesday, the...

CASTO Sponsors Bill to Increase School Transportation Funding

The California Association of School Transportation Officials (CASTO) recently announced the organization is sponsoring AB 760, which specifies education finance, local control funding, pupil...

Highway Tolls, School Bus Funding Formula Debated by Texas Legislature

Two new bills, Texas House Bill 891 and Senate Bill 383, relate to a highway toll exemption for public school buses. Also being discussed...

Federal Resolution Seeks Comprehensive Research of Illegal School Passing Issue

A bipartisan House resolution seeks to improve student safety by requiring the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to compile data and implement a national...

School Bus Stop Legislation Passes Indiana House Committee

A House Committee approved safety legislation that was introduced following multiple student deaths and injuries at school bus stops last over the past six...

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...

U.S. Senate Bill Would Extend Tax Credits for Alternative Fuel

Newly introduced federal legislation aims to extend the alternative fuel tax credits on 26 provisions that expired at yearend 2017, and on the three...
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...

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amendment to Tennessee House Bill 55, calling for harsher penalties for drivers who illegally pass a school bus, was withdrawn on Jan. 23.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

May 2019

New school bus technology addresses illegal passing, child detection systems, student behavior on the bus and more....

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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