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FMCSA: Final Rule Updates Commercial Driver’s License Manual for States

Effective Dec. 5, 2011, all state driver licensing agencies will be required to develop new processes for managing the Commercial Driver's License Information System...

Latest NTSB Recommendation Calls for All States to Ban Cell-Phone Use...

As the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) renewed its urging for stricter federal bans on cell phones for commercial drivers, a Hartford, Ct., school...

StarTrans Recalls Multi-Function School Activity Buses to Address Mirror Warning Label...

StarTrans announced it is recalling nearly 450 model-year 2007 through 2011 MFSABs that left the factory without having required decals that warn drivers about...

NTSB Closes Recommendation to Industry on Brake Pedal Misapplication

The National Transportation Safety Board notified NASDPTS that it satisfactorily addressed concerns regarding drivers who may mistakenly step on the accelerator when intending to...

NASDPTS, Operation Lifesaver Partner to Provide School Bus Safety Info for...

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) has posted safety information online to assist school bus drivers in avoiding potentially...

New Illinois Laws May Impact School Transportation

Two new laws recently took effect in Illinois that impact student transportation, but the state Department of Education (DOE) only supports one of them,...
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Operation Lifesaver Releases New Poster Promoting School Bus Safety at Railroad...

Operation Lifesaver published a reminder on what school bus drivers should do when approaching railroad tracks in time for school startup and in preparation...

NTSB Renews Call for Commercial Driver Ban on Cell Phones Following...

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) once again recommended to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and all 50 states and the District of...

Alberta City Seeks Ban on School Bus Flashers, Stop Arms

Residents of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, an "urban" city 70 km (43 miles) south of Edmonton, are pushing the local city council to adopt a draft...

Wisconsin May Make It a Crime for School Bus Drivers to...

After banning texting for all drivers last year, the state of Wisconsin is now considering a bill by Rep. Samantha Kerkman to prohibit cell-phone...

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...