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NJ Driver Acts Quickly When School Bus Catches Fire

Cooperation between a New Jersey school bus driver and bus garage mechanic enabled 10 students to escape uninjured from their bus, before flames engulfed it. 
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 15:21

STN EXPO Indianapolis Debuts as a School Bus Conference

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — STN Media Group (STN), with the support of the School Transportation Association of Indiana (STAI), school bus engine manufacturer Cummins, Inc., and school bus seating and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 June 2018 11:16

Paramus School Board Approves Better School Bus Belts

UPDATED — JUNE 21 — On Monday, June 18, the Paramus NJ school board voted to require its buses to be equipped with shoulder-restraint-style (three point) seat belts for buses it is planning to…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 June 2018 11:00

Technology Concerns Stall School Bus Medical Rule

Due to technology concerns, the Federal Motor Carrier Administration extended certain provisions of the Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration final rule, which establishes guidelines for reporting and processing medical information from…
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N. California Grand Jury Calls for New School Bus Program

A civil grand jury in Marin County in northern California is urging the launch of a better-funded school bus program to serve more kindergarten through eighth grade students.
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 June 2018 16:30

Propane School Bus Registrations Top 700 Percent

The quantity of propane school bus registrations in the U.S. increased 700 percent in the last five years, according to new vehicle registration reports compiled by the Propane Education &…
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$94M Funded for Electric, CNG School Buses in California

Under Grant Funding Opportunity GFO-17-607 (School Bus Replacement for California School Districts and County Offices of Education), California school districts can apply for a share of $94.1 million in funding…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 12 June 2018 17:46

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Continues School Bus Tour

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s statewide school bus tour continued with stops scheduled in White Plains and Ellenville, New York, at White Plains High School and Ellenville High School.
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Delaware School Bus Slams into Ditch & Overturns

In what could have been a far more serious crash, two high school students were lucky to escape with only minor injuries from a school bus that crashed into a…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 June 2018 11:39