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Safety Can Be an Optical Illusion

Is that crosswalk floating? The photo was taken in the town of Ísafjörður, Iceland, which painted an optical illusion on its street to slow...

NTSB Affected by the Partial Federal Government Shutdown

The continuing partial federal government shutdown is having some additional impacts in unexpected ways, School Transportation News has learned. The National Transportation Safety Board revealed a...

Latest Safety Tech on Vehicles Will Help Avoid Hitting Pedestrians

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is launching a test program for automatic emergency braking systems on vehicles that can...

N.C. School Bus Driver Praised for Action Taken During Crash

A veteran North Carolina school bus driver was praised for mitigating a crash in which her bus was struck and rolled over by a...

In 25 Years, School Buses May Resemble Helicopter Drones, But What’s...

What does the future look like? That’s a popular question on cable TV these days it seems. For School Transportation News readers, though, let...

Total Bus Fatalities Rose in 2017, NHTSA Finds

There were more fatal crashes reported last year that involved all types of buses and motor coaches, NHTSA officials announced today when it released...

Two Dead After Car Rear-ends Baton Rouge School Bus

A fatal crash in Baton Rouge, Louisiana once again demonstrates the danger to motorists who fail to stop in time and underride the rear...

NTSB Schedules Video Crash Recordings Webinar for Sept. 13

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced an important upcoming event today, “Reducing CMV Crashes Through the Use of Video Recorders Webinar.” The live...
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N.J. Mourns Deaths of Student, Teacher in School Bus Crash

Paramus Public Schools in N.J. issued a statement on last week’s fatal crash involving one of its school buses engaged in a field trip...

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...