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ACT EXPO Panel Advises on School Bus Replacement

LONG BEACH, Calif. — A roundtable discussion at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO featured a panel of experts in student transportation and clean energy...

School Buses Vie for $40M in National Clean Diesel Grants

Older diesel-powered school buses are among the vehicles eligible for the latest round of Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant funds from the U.S....
Child Check-Mate System

Bill Adds Year for Districts to Comply with Paul Lee Law

New fast-tracked legislation from California State Sen. Ben Hueso would immediately delay implementation of a law that requires child safety alert systems on approximately...

Chattanooga School Bus Driver Receives 4-Year Prison Sentence

Former Durham School Services bus driver Johnthony Walker was sentenced to four years in prison for crashing his school bus on Nov. 21, 2016,...
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NTSB Findings on Chattanooga, Baltimore School Bus Crashes Due in May

The National Transportation Safety Board scheduled a May 22 meeting to discuss the special investigations report into two fatal school bus crashes that occurred...

NYC School Bus Contractor Retrofits to Gas-Hybrid Electric

Careful Bus of Brooklyn just brought hybrids back after a successful pilot test of a retrofit package for gasoline-powered, Type-A school buses. ...

NHTSA Close to Studying Effect of Seat Belts on Behavior

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking school districts that are interested in equipping school buses with lap-shoulder seat belts, to participate...

Navistar: On Schedule with Benefits from Volkswagen Alliance

Amid an announced partnership between Hino Motors and Volkswagen Truck & Bus to develop hybrid, electric and autonomous technologies, Navistar said its own long-term...
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It’s the Little Things: The School Bus Driver Hairstylist

KSL TV featured the story of a school bus driver in Utah’s Alpine School District who brings smiles to little girls’ faces by braiding...

Google Rural School Bus Wi-Fi Program Seeks to Close Homework Gap

A new program rolled out by Google will equip rural school buses with Wi-Fi and student riders with Chromebooks, so they can use long...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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