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Nine out of 10 school districts in the U.S. and Canada are not currently using 360-degree camera systems to detect children at school bus stops.

Child Detection in the Danger Zone

While new School Transportation News research indicates that nine out of 10 school districts in the U.S. and Canada are not currently using 360-degree camera...

Florida Community Discusses School Bus Stop Safety Amid Recent Tragedies

In this past school year, two young girls were hit and killed by motorists while waiting at or walking from their bus stop in...
Jefferson County School buses drives out of the lot.

Colorado Reconsiders Inter-District Transportation of Students

Colorado officially repealed a sneaky piece of legislation that attempted to crack open transportation between school districts last year. Still, the question of how...

I Can See You, Now

When Winter Storm Avery struck New York City last November, the flurries weren’t strictly snow and ice. The storm immobilized traffic, including thousands of...
Courtroom scene in school bus mirror

Convicted Murderer of Tenn. School Bus Driver Could Be Set Free

Jason Clinard is serving life in prison for the March 2, 2005 murder of his school bus driver, Joyce Gregory, but he could soon...

Which One’s For You?

School districts that need help to transport students who have special needs are turning to third-party services. Those services include traditional outsourcing and alternative...

Eye on Safety

Standard operating procedures—or the utter lack of them—for reviewing video vary widely from district to district, which was confirmed by STN’s latest reader survey...

Total Recall: Managing Fixes to Bus Defects: Focus on Details

Vehicle or equipment recalls can be a rather mundane part of school bus maintenance operations. But media, regulatory and even parental scrutiny over yellow...

Challenges, Opportunities in the Ever-Changing School Bus Garage

The increasing complexity of transportation has made the automotive technician one of the most technically demanding occupations, as well as one of the most...

What the Jayme Closs Kidnapping Means to School Bus Stop Safety

A child abduction case in Wisconsin that recently made international headlines has refocused attention on school bus stop safety. The role that bus drivers...

May 2019

New school bus technology addresses illegal passing, child detection systems, student behavior on the bus and more....

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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