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1 Student Dead, Another in Hospital Following Separate Maryland School-Bus Incidents

One student was fatally struck while another was critically injured in two school bus-related incidents within two days of each other in Montgomery County,...
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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Signs School Bus Safety Bill

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the “School Bus Safety” bill into law to draw public awareness to the pre-licensing driver education course in New York....
From left to right: Andrea DiSpirito, TSA, Susan Miller, state director of pupil transportation, and Ward Leber, founder of Child Safety Network, after Leber awarded Miller with an award for her school bus security efforts in Colorado.

Colorado Focuses on School Bus Security Efforts, Including Anti-Terrorism Training

Amid a new bill designed to make children feel safer at school, the Child Safety Network (CSN) is working with the Transportation Security Administration...

School Bus Safety Week Recognizes Safety Initiatives by Districts, Companies

The school transportation industry celebrated School Bus Safety Week by recognizing drivers, reminding motorists and students of proper safety protocols and by introducing new...
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Ohio School Bus Safety Act Would Allow Stop-Arm Video Cameras

Ohio Senate Bill 134, which was introduced on April 22, 2019 by state Sen. Theresa Gavarone, would amend existing law on passing a school...
File photo of a National Transportation Safety Board school bus crash investigation.

Student Transporters Share Keys to School Bus Crash Reporting, Documentation

While there are many ways to report a school bus crash, experienced student transporters said the most important aspects are to implement standards and...
Sen. Tammy Duckworth addresses the audience during the 51st annual NASDPTS conference 2019 on Oct. 16.

Sen. Duckworth Highlights Plan to Improve School Bus Safety Nationwide

Sen. Tammy Duckworth spoke during the 51st annual National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) conference in Washington, D.C. about the...
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Latest School Bus Loading/Unloading Survey Results Reflects Spike in Crossing Deaths

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eight students were reportedly killed in the act of loading or unloading their school bus during the 2018-2019 school year, according...
Clark County School District students crossing the street with the help of a crossing guard. (Photo courtesy of CCSD.)

School Districts Participate in International Walk to School Day

Thousands of students across the country joined several schools in various weather conditions to celebrate Safe Routes to School Annual Walk and Bike to...
Could the familiar seatbelt alert in passenger vehicles be coming to school buses?

NHTSA Considers Rulemaking to Require Alerts for Rear-Passenger Seatbelt Usage

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking comments on a potential update to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208, which would...

January 2020

Our first issue of 2020 commences with articles about customer service, training, and installation for new technology,...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...