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Law Enforcement Officials Offer Back-to-School Safety Tips When Navigating Bus Stops

As the school year starts up, school districts and law enforcement are reminding drivers and students of back-to-school safety. While school districts are creating...

Watch: Back to School Prompts Wave of School Bus Safety Videos

As the 2019-2020 school year commences, school bus safety becomes the spotlight of media and district attention. Several school district’s transportation departments nationwide are...
ATS and REI Stop Arm Solution.

Kentucky Legislation Calls for Mandatory School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras

Bill Request 136 would create a new section of Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) Chapter 160 that would require all local districts to install and...
The Gardian Angel LED lighting system being used on a school bus.

Revised LED Standards Expected in 2020 National School Bus Specifications

The school transportation industry is seeing the light in instituting new standards that favor light-emitting diode (LED) lighting over incandescent bulbs. States, school districts,...

Florida Rule Requires School Bus Staff Training on CPR, First Aid

The Florida State Board of Education announced on July 17 an amendment to rules 6A-3.0121 and 6A-3.0141 that will make it a requirement to...
A trainer for PTSI, Betty Hughes, discussed student dragging incidents at the STN EXPO 2019 in Reno on July 29.

‘Check the Door Once More’ to Avoid School Bus Dragging Incidents

In the past 10 years, 31 children across North America were dragged by their school bus, including two who were killed. While 29 children...
A car passes a school bus during a closed-road demonstration by Safe Fleet at the STN EXPO Indianapolis on June 9. 2019. Technology exists to both capture video of passing vehicles and alert students and bus drivers if other motorists are not stopping for the school bus. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

Governor Signs N.Y. School Bus Stop-Arm Camera Bill into Law

School districts across New York are now authorized to install video cameras on their buses to capture footage of motorists illegally passing stops where...
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Senate Passes School Bus Safety Month

As millions of students prepare to return to school over the next month, and many already have, the U.S. Senate unanimously voted to recognized...
Burned Iowa school bus.

New Federal Bill Adds Fire Suppression Systems to Call for Seatbelts

Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee and Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois are proposing a new version of federal legislation that mirrors National Transportation Safety...
Certified protection professional speaker Les Nichols addressed an attentive audience at the STN EXPO on July 30, 2019.

STN EXPO: Ensuring a Safety Culture in Your Organization

The last keynote presentation of the STN EXPO in Reno featured author, speaker and consultant Les Nichols discussing how to make a safe organization...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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