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DOJ Told More Funding Needed for School Resource Officers

The National Association of School Resource Officers told the U.S. Department of Justice that more federal money is needed to carefully select and properly train law enforcement experts for every…
  • Last modified on Friday, 16 February 2018 15:36

Webinar Shares Updates, Strategies to Secure VW Funding

A webinar produced in association with the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo reviewed the current standing of the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund and recommended next steps for parties wanting to make…
  • Last modified on Friday, 16 February 2018 13:17

Calif. Bill Seeks Delay of School Bus Child Check Requirement

State Sen. Tony Mendoza introduced a new bill that would grant school districts another year to implement electronic child reminder alarms in all of the state's approximately 30,000 school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 15:16

Students and Guns: What Can School Bus Drivers Do?

A number of gun-related incidents on or around school buses prompted a question to one of the nation's pre-imminent school security experts: What can and should school bus drivers do…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 16:00

Martinez Confirmed as FMCSA Administrator

The Senate confirmed Raymond Martinez as the new leader of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 13:31

School Buses Solve Winter Woes for Vermont District

Realizing the challenges faced by students who have to walk to school in the winter, an organization in Vermont arranged for the Winooski School District to receive school bus services…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 15:52

Puerto Rico School Bus Contractors Jailed for Fraud

The Department of Justice announced the sentences of four school bus contractors in Puerto Rico who were found guilty of colluding and committing felonies in order to corner the local…
  • Last modified on Friday, 09 February 2018 09:18

IC Bus, Rosco Vision Systems Target School Bus Blindspots

 IC Bus collaborated with Rosco Vision Systems to develop a purpose-built, full-view camera solution that eliminates blind spots on both CE and RE Series school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 February 2018 09:43

Lion Electric Co. Names Executive to Lead Expansion

Lion Electric Co. said Peter Rego now leads the company's all-electric school bus manufacturing as well as the company's entrance into the Class 8 electric truck market.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 16:10

Pa. School Districts Warned Bus Driver Oversight is Lacking

Audits performed over an eight-year period discovered 10 school bus drivers across the Keystone State who should have been disqualified from their positions because of criminal convictions and nearly five…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 10:12

Texas School District Brings Healthy Lifestyles to Employees

About 200 transportation staff members at San Antonio ISD learned about the advantages of healthy eating and living during an event that organizers say also benefits behind the wheel safety…
  • Last modified on Monday, 05 February 2018 09:48

Turbocharger Caused Most Recent South Carolina Bus Fire

A failed turbocharger was to blame for a fire that severely damaged a 23-year old school bus operated by Anderson County Schools last month but that luckily resulted in no…
  • Last modified on Friday, 02 February 2018 15:15