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An entry-level school bus driver performs behind-the-wheel training. (Image courtesy of FMCSA.)

New York Seeks to Quicken CDL Process for Bus, Truck Drivers

A plan is in the works to expand the availability of road tests for commercial driver license applicants and allow third-party examiners to administer...

Contractors Face Potential Limitations Over Access to Clean School Bus Funds

While official details on the new Clean School Bus Program authorized by the federal infrastructure bill signed in November have yet to be finalized,...
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Ohio Survey Indicates Pay is Leading Reason for Bus Driver Shortage

Nearly two-thirds of Ohio Association for Pupil Transportation (OAPT) members think low pay is the leading cause of the school bus driver shortage there,...
Vic Shao, CEO of AMPLY Power, plugging in the new electric school bus at New York City's ribbon cutting ceremony on June. 3, 2021.

New York Continues Path Toward Full School Bus Electrification by 2035

Gov. Kathy Hochul used her first State of the State Address to reiterate New York State’s commitment to electric school buses. Hochul, who took office...
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FMCSA Temporarily Waives School Bus CDL ‘Under the Hood’ Skills Test

For the next three months, new school bus driver applicants might not need to identify engine components while testing to obtain their commercial driver’s...

FMCSA Seeks Comments on Proposed School Bus Digital Camera Monitor System

Rosco Vision Systems wants the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to grant a waiver request that allows the Jamaica, New York-based company to...

January 2022

The first issue of 2022 is here! This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on supply chain related...
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Buyer’s Guide 2022

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