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Alabama District Tackles School Bus Idling, Tracking with New Software

Montgomery Public Schools (MPS) in Alabama installed software for the new school year that shows the district has already reduced its fleet idling times...
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Smoke Evacuation Drill STN EXPO Reno 2019 Created an Interactive Feeling

Attendees at the STN EXPO Reno 2019 were allowed to walk through a bus full of theater smoke. The drill simulated a fire emergency...
Students in school bus doing homework.

Texas DPS Responds to Complaints of Overcrowded School Buses

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released a public service announcement reminding school bus drivers and school districts of the dangers of...
Screenshot of the current Safe Routes to School 2019-2020 website.

City of Las Vegas Envisions a ‘Google Maps’ for Student Walkers

The City of Las Vegas has released step one of its goal to create a walking app for students and parents, on the first...

GPS and Parent Apps are Coming to New York City

Parents of school bus riders in the five boroughs will soon be able to track their children for the first time as they ride...

Standing Up for School Bus Safety: What Each of Us Can...

As kids head back to school, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of the importance of school bus safety, and what all of...
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Share these Back-to-School Bus Safety Tips for Motorists and Students

This content is brought to you by Safe Fleet. It’s back-to-school time again and of course this means more traffic on the roads, students...
Photo courtesy of Blossman Gas.

Propane Autogas School Buses are Bringing Cleaner Air to Alabama Students

MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile County Public School Systems (MCPSS) in Alabama, has shown a tremendous commitment to improving air quality for the children...

Back-to-School Driver, Attendant Training Helps to Save Lives

As school starts up for many districts nationwide, bus drivers, attendants and transportation directors are working through rounds of training, in order to transport...
School bus driver was killed on Aug. 26, 2019 while conducting a dry run prior to the start of the school year. (Photo courtesy of WPXI.com.)

Pennsylvania School Bus Driver Stepped on Live Wires, Killed

In Beaver County, Pennsylvania, a school bus driver was driving a practice run on his school bus route prior to school starting this week,...

Show Reporter 2019

2019 Show Reporter
Readers can now review the highlights of the 2019 NAPT and NASDPTS conference in Columbus, Ohio. Inside Local Readers Weigh...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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