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Rosco, Safety Vision Settle Patent Infringement

Rosco Inc., the largest manufacturer of bus mirrors in North America to date, and school bus mobile video technology company Safety Vision announced last...
(Pictured from left to right) Trevor Rudderham, senior VP of electrification; Phil Horlock, president and CEO of Blue Bird Corp.; Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia

U.S. Sen Warnock Tours Blue Bird School Bus Plant in Georgia

Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia toured Blue Bird’s Fort Valley plant, located south of Atlanta, and experienced a ride-and-drive on one of the company’s...
The Lion Electric Company's 900,000 square-foot facility in Joliet, Illinois is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

Lion Electric Announces New U.S. Manufacturing Plant Near Chicago

After months of speculation, the Lion Electric Company selected Joliet, Illinois, as the location of its new 900,000-square-foot production facility. The Quebec-based manufacturer receives a...

Details Released on School Bus Contractor Relief for Lost COVID-19 Revenue

The U.S. Department of Treasury released the long-awaited details on the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services (CERTS) Act grant program to award $2...

U.S. Army Trainee Hijacks School Bus in South Carolina

A 23-year-old U.S. Army soldier in training stationed at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina, is in police custody after leaving the base with...
Ray Manolo works on a school bus. He discussed green bus maintenance at a summit on April 22, 2021. (Image courtesy of Twin Rivers Unified School District.)

Maintenance Experts Talk Green School Bus Training Needs at Summit

A long-held misconception among maintenance personal is that switching to electric school buses will require less work and ultimately fewer technicians to do the...

May 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on fleet electrification, emergency drills amid COVID-19, and seatbelt safety for students....
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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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