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Winners Announced for 49th School Bus Driver International Safety Competition

The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) hosted its 49th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition (SBDISC) in Austin, Texas over the weekend at...

FMCSA Announces Partial Delay of Entry-Level Driver Training Rules

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) seeks to extend the compliance date for new entry-level driver training rules by exactly two years....
Sen. Jen Metzger, center, awarded the New York State Liberty Medal to 14-year-old Rachel Trimbell. Trimbell, left. Also pictured is Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond, who presented another award to Trimbell in May.

N.Y. Student Recognized for Heroic Response to Choking Incident on Bus

Student Rachel Trimbell was awarded the New York State Liberty Medal by Sen. Jen Metzger on July 10 for rescuing a younger student who...
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School Bus Safety Advocate Earl McMillen Dies

BESI, Inc. has announced that former company representative Earl McMillen died on Sunday. He was 85. A veteran of the U.S. Army, McMillen was a...
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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...
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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...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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