Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Pennsylvania Urges CDL Holders to Become School Bus Drivers

The beginning of this school year has negatively impacted many school districts like no other. Pennsylvania school districts have responded by offering signing bonuses...

Senator Seeks Guidance on ESSER Funds for Hiring, Retaining School Bus Drivers

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand of New York sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona urging clear guidance for states and...
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Louisiana Student Seriously Injured After School Bus Illegal Passing Incident

A 9-year-old girl lost her foot and is fighting to keep her leg after an illegal passing incident in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. A preliminary...
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 City Council Passes Bill for All-Electric School Buses by 2035

The 9,500 school buses operated across the five boroughs each day in New York City could be all-electric in 15 years. The New York...

FMCSA to Mandate States Downgrade License for Drivers with Substance Violations

The regulatory world continues to tighten the noose on drivers that violate federal drug and alcohol regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)...
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NASDPTS Cancels National School Bus Illegal Passing Survey Again

An annual one-day count of motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses fell victim to the COVID-19 pandemic last two years as well as...
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October 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on succession planning for transportation operations, utilizing grants to increase affordability...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

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

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