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School Bus Safety Advocate McMillen Dies

BESI, Inc. announced that former company representative Earl McMillen died on Sunday. He was 85. A veteran of the U.S. Army, McMillen was a fixture...
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Senate Bill Seeks to Replace Diesel School Buses with Electric

A partisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Kamala Harris would authorize $2 million to pay the incremental cost of replacing diesel...
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Career of School Bus Industry Stalwart Carlisle Beasley Spanned 6 Decades

Carlisle Beasley, a former member of the School Transportation News editorial board and a National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Hall of Fame inductee,...

STN Survey: Districts Deal With Higher School Bus Tire Prices

Rising prices for new tires are a concern for district school bus operations, but the prices and need for new tires fluctuate, based on...

Top 10 Most Popular STN Online Articles in 2018

As we look back at what happened in 2018, and evaluate what online articles attracted the most visitors to STN’s website, school bus crashes...

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...
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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...
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Extended School Bus Stop Arm Decreases Illegal Passing

Three school districts have found that extended stop arms help prevent motorists from illegally passing school buses that are stopped to pick up or...

Drivers, Students Trained for Violent School Bus Scenarios

Realizing the importance of specific school bus security training for both drivers and student riders, school districts are implementing training specific to bus hijackings...

Blue Bird, ROUSH CleanTech Extend Alt-Fuel School Bus Partnership

Blue Bird Corp. and ROUSH CleanTech extend partnership on producing alternative-fuel school buses through 2025, the companies announced. Blue Bird is the first and, to...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here. Cover Story Retention Starts...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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