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Minnesota Officials Discuss School Bus Driver Shortage, Illegal Passing

In the midst of School Bus Driver Appreciation Day festivities and campaigning for improved illegal passing education, Minnesota experienced it’s own stop-arm violation incident....
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Wisconsin Community Mourns 6-Year-Old Girl Killed by School Bus Illegal Passer

Staff members of the Tri-County Area School District in Plainfield, Wisconsin are leaning on each other for support after the death of a 6-year-old...
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New Indiana and Kentucky Legislation Fights Illegal School Bus Passing

Indiana and Kentucky legislators are taking proactive measures to increase enforcement of the illegal passing of school buses by motorists. Indiana Senate Bill 219...
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National School Transportation Association Releases School Bus Safety Promotional Video

The nation’s school bus contractor association has released a one-minute video that promotes school bus safety and focuses on the dangers of illegal passing...

Tragedy Strikes Twice With School Bus Related Deaths

A New York state school bus driver and a Florida student were killed in separate school-bus related incidents. On Tuesday, a First Student school...

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...

March 2020

This month’s issue features articles about securing wheelchairs on school buses, student tracking and contracting out transportation...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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