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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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Will Automatic Emergency Braking Become Standard in School Buses in 1-2...

Is the looming arrival of automatic emergency braking (AEB) becoming a standard feature in school buses only a year or two away? That may,...

Tropical Storm Gordon Reaches Land, 1st Fatality Reported

Tropical Storm Gordon is continuing on its northwest trajectory through Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana as it barrels dead ahead into Arkansas. There have been...

Hawaii Schools Reopen Following Topical Storm Lane

The Hawaii Department of Education reopened school and related activities for most campuses statewide, following an onslaught of heavy rainfall and flooding from Tropical...

Ohio School Bus Driver Saves Choking Student

Up-to-date safety training quickly put into action by a school bus driver ensured that one of her young student riders was alive to greet...
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Eruptions, Fumes from Hawaiian Volcano Disrupt Schools

Eruptions and fissures near the Kilauea Volcano produced conditions resulting in governmental alerts, school closures and school bus route modifications on the Big Island. The U.S....

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...
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Becoming Prepared for School Bus Security

If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, the preventive driver and student training advised by security experts with law enforcement...

Parents of Student Killed in Iowa School Bus Fire Speak Out

The parents of Megan Klindt told the Des Moines Register that a lack of school district oversight contributed to a fire that claimed the...
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School Bus Catches Fire on California Highway

The Los Angeles Daily News reports on a Wednesday incident in which a private school bus caught fire on the 101 Freeway in Woodland...

June 2020

June Cover 2020
This month's issue of STN discusses the coronavirus pandemic and how transportation directors are preparing to transport...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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